The Jaguar plays a big role in the rainforest. It is responsible for controlling a lot of the prey population, and is an apex predator, which means that it does not get preyed upon by any animal. After the next one hundred years, rainforests are expected to completely disappear, leaving dry, desert-like places in their wake. The Jaguar will adapt to this weather and conditions by having thicker paw pads to shield against the hard floor, as well a leaner frame and smaller head, because with less water sources, it can't be bulky and heavy-built without being tired or dehydrated throughout the day. Also, it will have thinner legs to get around faster, as prowling would no longer be necessary in the new open and vast habitat. Additionally, the jaguar’s rosettes will become lighter and fade away because they are not needed in their new hotter and more open climate.
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