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The Jaguar in North America

Pierre M. Daggett and Dale R. Henning
American Antiquity
Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul., 1974), pp. 465-469
DOI: 10.2307/279437
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/279437
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The Jaguar in North America
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Abstract

The occurrence of the jaguar in the arts and myths of North American cultures has been attributed to influence from Mesoamerica. A brief review of available zoogeographic and cultural data suggests greater integration between the physical and mythological presence of the jaguar in North America than previously thought.

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