Meet the largest cat of the Americas! Introduce elementary readers to the fearsome jaguar and its life in the wild. As "beasts that kill with one leap," it easy to see why jaguars are the top predators of the rainforest. Readers explore this big cat's features, behaviors, and habitats with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale shares a story from South Africa about the jaguar's markings. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.