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Rio 2016: Amazon Jaguar Shot Dead After Olympic Torch Relay

  • Right after the Olympic torch relay, a female Jaguar, named Juma, who was used for the purpose was shot dead by a soldier at Manaus, a Brazilian city. Reports say that the jaguar was stressed and attacked a soldier. The soldier killed it with a pistol in an act of defense. However, Rio 2016 organizers called it a mistake and promised that no such incident will take place again. Military is carrying an investigation into the jaguar's death.

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