Of all the cat species in the Americas, jaguars are the largest!
Central and South America
Length: 6 ft
Deer, tapirs, turtles and large birds
Powerful bite and muscular limbs
100-day gestation; sexually mature at 2-3 yrs
Habitat loss and human hunting
20 yrs in human care
Sure, why not?
No, jaguars, even if raised in captivity are still very dangerous animals.