National Geographic : 1943 Feb
King of Cats and His Court With Hungry Eyes, a Crouching Jaguar Surveys a Jungle Stream Gorgeous but lethal, el tigre is lord of forest and pampa from Arizona to Argentina. In Brazil he grows to be a 250-pound, 8-foot streak of death. This specimen ignores egrets; he may want a crocodile. Unlike most cats, Felis onca is an avid swimmer. South American hunters stalk him with spears.