The moment a Jaguar kills a crocodile by leaping into a RIVER and wrestling it to death in incredible video
This is the incredible moment a jaguar and a small crocodile fought to the death after the fearsome big cat jumped 10 feet through the air from a tree.
Wildlife photographer Kevin Dooley, 58, watched as the jaguar landed on the small crocodile, known as a caiman, before wrestling it to death.
Mr Dooley said the jaguar 'never once broke its gaze' from the caiman that was swimming in the river below in Pantanal, Brazil.
Wildlife photographer Kevin Dooley, 58, watched as a jaguar landed on the small crocodile, known as a caiman, before wrestling it to death.
Footage shows the agile cat leaping from its resting spot on a branch in a tree before attacking the helpless reptile as it swam in the river
With its claws extended and its body fully extended the jaguar's attack was 'amazing to watch'. Photographer Kevin had been passing by in a boat when he stopped to watch the action unfold
After an hour of waiting, Kevin said the cat, 'which kept as quiet as anything', then pounced on the caiman when it began to swim towards a tree.
He said: 'It was amazing to watch. The jaguar jumped into the water and wrestled with the caiman, eventually killing it.
'He then dragged it up the tree, as though it had got his dinner.
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