Jaguars are the third biggest of all the big cats: only tigers and lions are bigger. Jaguars are the biggest cat in the Americas (the continents of North and South America combined). Jaguar Information. Jaguars are solitary creatures, each living in its own area, called a territory. Jaguars protect their territories from other jaguars.
Jaguars (Panthera onca) are born blind, deaf and helpless. Usually, jaguars have only one cub at a time, but National Geographic reports jaguars can have as many as four. Only the mother takes care of the cub--any other jaguar is a threat and might kill and eat it.