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The Phantom Cat: Jaguar

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Here you see a jaguar on the hunt for prey. Today farmers graze more than four million cattle on jaguar territory and the cats sometimes prey on the livestock.
Spotting a jaguar in South America's Pantanal is like finding a needle in a haystack -- filming one is even harder. Here, most of the land is flooded and turned into a maze of rivers and ponds during the rainy season. Not to mention the jaguar's dwindling population and elusive nature. But these challenges won't stop one wildlife filmmaker from achieving his lifelong dream of catching a jaguar on film, and witnessing it hunt. Follow Christian Baumeister's journey in search of the majestic cat.

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