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The Jaguar in North America

  • Pierre M. Daggett and Dale R. Henning
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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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American Antiquity
  • ISSN: 0002-7316
  • EISSN: 2325-5064
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