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a jaguar in Yasuni National Park in Ecuador
March 1, 2013

Jaguar, Ecuador

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features A jaguar on the hunt trips a camera trap at a spot frequented by piglike peccaries, a favorite prey. To the Waorani, one of the native groups in this area, jaguars are ancestral spirits that visit shamans in dreams to tell them where game is plentiful in the forest. See more pictures from the January 2013 feature story "Rain Forest for Sale." Watch a behind-the-scenes video from the shoot » See the world's wildest places » Download big cat wallpapers »
Photograph by Steve Winter, National Geographic

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