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Cat Trivia

The normal temperature of a cat is 101.5 degrees

Jukani is home to many apex cats, but it is also home to about 10 domestic cats.  Here is some trivia about cats you might not know. The penalty for killing a cat, 4,000 years ago in Egypt, was death. 95% of cat guardians admit they talk to their cats. A cat can jump as much as seven times its height. A cat cannot see directly under its nose. This is why the cat cannot seem to find tidbits on the floor. A cat has 230 bones in its body. A human only has 206 bones.

Jaguars

Tequila the jaguar

Jaguars weigh 200-250 pounds with a body length of 5-7 feet. Jaguars are the largest cats living in the wild in North and South America - and 3rd largest cat, after lions and tigers. Jaguars can live up to 25 years in captivity. In the wild the jaguar’s average lifespan is 12-15 years. Jaguars kill with either a bite to the neck or a crushing paw strike.

The Zebra

zebra

There are three species of zebras: Mountain, Plains, and Grevy’s zebras. For the most part, the different species cannot interbreed. Each zebra has unique stripes unlike any other zebra - like human fingerprints. Zebras are 4-5 feet tall at the shoulder.

Cougars Are Cool

cougar cats are also known as pumas

Other names: cougars are also called pumas, mountain lions, panthers, and many more. The Guinness Book of World Records recognizes the cougar as the animal with the most names.    Male cougars are 4 to 6 feet long (not including their tails that are about 2 feet long), weighing 150-230 pounds.    Female cougars are 3-5 feet long, weighing 75-135 pounds.

Siberean Tiger Are Huge!

Siberean tiger

The Siberian tiger is the largest sub-specie of tiger. In the 1940’s it was close to extinction but its numbers recovered and are around 450 today. Poaching and habitat destruction once again push this tiger close to the edge. Siberian tigers are massive carnivores living in the earth's coldest areas. Siberian tiger or Amur, the world's largest cat, is amongst the most endangered species. Nowadays, these magnificent animals are mostly found in southeastern Russia. Their number in China an...