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In South and Central America's rainforests, jaguars primarily reside. Jaguars can swim well and hunt a variety of prey, including fish, birds, deer, and domesticated animals. They spend most of their time on trees, but when necessary, they can walk quietly through the rainforest using their padded paws. The remaining jaguar population is under threat, nevertheless, as its natural habitat in the forest is being destroyed at an alarming rate. Despite these factors, the most life-threatening is climate change. Although jaguars in rainforests can adapt to climate change in the short term, if these incidents become more frequent, their population will fall off really quickly. The rainforests will be unable to produce their own rainfall as a result of the drastic climate changes, which would prevent the rainforest ecosystem from existing at all. The rainforests would be a barren swath of shrublands rather than lush forests teaming with biodiversity.