Learn more about this elusive cat in Jaguar: Catching the Cat on Nat Geo Wild, Monday, 6.30 p.m.

Often called the most mysterious and magnificent of all big cats, ancient cultures considered them gods for their power, beauty and speed. But little is really known about this species. Researchers have collected information about male jaguars, but we don't know as much about females. For the first time, Boone Smith brings his expertise to Central and South America as he teams up with Dr. Howard Quigley, who leads Panthera's Jaguar Programme.