The above photo is a jaguar, and no it wasn't taken in South America. It was taken in Arizona.
Whhen he’s sighted, local news stations go wild and scientists pull out their notebooks. He’s so beloved that schoolchildren gave him a name and a beer has been brewed in his honor. He’s “El Jefe,” a male jaguar that’s long been thought to be the only of his kind in the United States.
But the charismatic cat may no longer be alone: As Karin Brulliard reports for The Washington Post, officials think they’ve spotted a second male jaguar in the wilds of the Huachuca Mountains in Arizona. If the sighting was indeed legitimate—and the animal isn’t El Jefe himself—the animal would be the second wild jaguar in the United States.
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