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Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128B Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Twisted Tattoo
(605) 651-4611
321 35th St. S
Brookings, SD
 
Ritual Addictions
(605) 886-7400
10 E Kemp
Watertown, SD
 
Ink Spot Tattoo and Body Piercing
(605) 229-7400
414 S 2Nd St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Tattooing By Gypsy
(605) 334-6683
1443 N Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Body Illustrations
(605) 692-5511
128b Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
 
Ritual Addictions
(605) 886-7400
8 S Maple
Watertown, SD
 
First Impression Clinic
(605) 225-5337
613 S State St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Affinity Body Art
(605) 334-1635
2005 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Ink && Iron
(605) 275-5552
510 S Cleveland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 

Jaguar tattoos

Jaguar tattoo designs Jaguar Tattoos - The jaguar is the largest and most ferocious cat of the Americas, pound for pound more fierce and dangerous than: the tiger, the lion or the leopard. The Jaguar is at the pinnacle of the food chain in the Americas. The Jaguar is fiercely independent and cunning and both males and females are very territorial. It is the only large cat that routinely hunts in the water and in both Meso and South America it was a potent symbol of prowess in either hunting or battle.

The Jaguar figures prominently in the mythology of most cultures in South and Central America. It occurs in the art and religion of all pre-Colombian American civilizations and was considered a familiar and a companion of Shamans among the Olmecs, Mayans and Aztecs . It is an extraordinarily ancient and powerful totem animal and was a symbol of the nobility and the authority of royal families. The fur, claws and teeth of the jaguar were often used to adorn and decorate the costumes and finery of the highest ranking individuals.

These cultures found it very significant that Jaguars came in two colour phases, yellow and black and believed that the yellow phase of the Jaguar pulled the sun across the day sky and that the black phase of the Jaguar pulled the moon across the night sky. It was also considered important that the jaguar was equally at home hunting either on land or in the water, at night or in open daylight.

The jaguar was often the symbol of shamans, i...

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