Video of jaguar swimming through river to kill a cayman goes viral

2013-09-30 00:00

A NATIONAL Geographic video of a jaguar swimming through a river to kill a sleeping cayman has become a hit on YouTube.

The video, which was shot in Brazil, shows a big male jaguar sizing up the equally large reptile that was sleeping on what it must have thought an inaccessible sandbank.

The jaguar then swims over the river and reaches the still-sleeping reptile in two large jumps, grabbing it by the throat and throttling it like lions and cheetahs do to their kill.

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