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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

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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.

Lion Quotes

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A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry; once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together. Chuck Jones A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. Vernon Howard

How To Fondant Lion A Figure

This Fondant is perfect for a kiddies party cake and I have even googled some cool Martha Steward receipes - just click here. Martha's cake has a simpler lion design on the top, but if you like a challenge - try to change her topping with a funcky lion fondant.