"She has forgotten how to be a jaguar but the knowledge sometimes returns in her dreams and she wakes to the dark room and the shape of the man next to her and the distant smell of jungle and night."
"Bound inside the stiff dresses, under layers of velvet, ruffs, embroidered roses, it is easy to forget how to shift her shape, how to move sleek and elegant on four legs."
"There was a woman in the mirror but it was not her. She remembers her face differently. It was a face with strong jaws, sharp teeth, yellow eyes."
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Jaguar Woman
"Were-Jaguars are the variant on the Werewolf motif in the folklore of the peoples of South America."
Carol Rose, Giants, Monsters and Dragons