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Rare Black Jaguar Cub Born in Peru

Animals  (tags: black jaugars, panthers, cub born, peru, captivity, rare endangered )

- 4091 days ago -
Remember Knut, the lovable white polar bear cub at the Berlin Zoo? Now there's another adorable baby animal on the scene. This tiny black jaguar cub is the third of his species to be born in captivity. At a glance he looks like a black panther, but if


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Virginia L (0)
Friday May 9, 2008, 11:44 am
Awww. someone should name this cutey, I know I can't adopt it but :( I want one (j.k.) I hope it grows up big and strong.

Simone D (1462)
Friday May 9, 2008, 11:47 am
You are right Virginia he is very beautiful!

Tanya Jablonski (1)
Friday May 9, 2008, 12:23 pm
What a cute little baby,he's absolutely perfect and beautiful! The Goddess knows the names of all Her creatures. :)

Eric Gilmartin (361)
Friday May 9, 2008, 12:34 pm
Nature's abundance of imagination strikes again! Jags are supposed to be orange and spotted/striped, right? Did you know that jaguars are accomplished swimmers, as well as tree climbers? They make formidable predators - and his black coloring would mean he'd be an even greater threat under darkness. He's a keeper, all right. Hope he has a long, excellent life!

Heather Andrews (340)
Friday May 9, 2008, 2:20 pm
He's adorable!

Donna Smith (43)
Friday May 9, 2008, 2:23 pm
he is sooo cute!

Lucy G (7)
Saturday May 10, 2008, 5:18 am
aaww! bless!

Eduardo R (46)
Saturday May 10, 2008, 9:05 am
So beautiful black jaguar.. if they are from the amazon rainforest, the common name is "yanapuma"..
very cute jaguar!!!!

Joyce C (17)
Saturday May 10, 2008, 11:31 am
How very adorable. I hope that he does well!!!!!

Diana D (177)
Saturday May 10, 2008, 1:18 pm
what a beautiful baby

Mary Donnelly (47)
Friday June 24, 2011, 10:44 pm
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