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List of animals on letter J

Jaguar

Jaguar

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, physiology, wildlife ecology
Jaguars are the largest cats found in North or South America, originally occupying a wide diversity of habitats from the southwestern United States to Patagonia.

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Type of animal science: Classification
Fields of study: Anatomy, invertebrate biology, marine biology, physiology
Over two hundred species of jellyfish are known; they are abundant, especially in shallow, warm, or subtropical waters. The jellyfish body plan is simple, but they possess unique stinging structures that are used for foraging and defense.

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