21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Waiting for the right moment

America belonged to the jaguars. Considered a god by pre-Columbian peoples, it is the largest cat in America and third in size after the lion and tiger. Its only predator is man, and therefore its population has been drastically reduced. Despite being a protected species, illegal trade still exists and it is already on the red list of threatened species.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Spain
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Pedro Jarque Krebs