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The animal I chose was the jaguar. The current habitat of the jaguar is the tropical rainforest, which has lots of trees and plants covering the ground. It is very humid and warm. For my future animal, I call it the leafy-tailed wood jaguar. What was once a dense rainforest is now a collection of small forests with fewer trees. These forests are now similar to the temperate forests you might walk through today except for one thing, the temperature is very high. The animal that I thought of would look like a big cat except its short fur is brown with horizontal stripes. Another thing you may notice about the animal is it’s unique tail. This jaguar uses its plant-shaped tail to lure in small animals to catch. The brown patterning can also camouflage it to make it blend in with other logs and trees.