Jungle King
ORIGINAL OIL by Linda Besse
26" X 24"

The jungles of Belize and Guatemala are filled with shadows and fleeting light, a perfect haven for the largest big cat in the Americas. No wonder all major Mesoamerican civilizations prominently featured a jaguar god. While walking the ruins of Tikal or traveling through the Cockscomb jungle of Belize, I felt a jaguar could have been just out of sight