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Why did jaguars figure prominently in olmec art and religious rituals? the olmec believed in animal gods. the olmec believed jaguars had mystical powers. the olmec believed they were descendants of jaguars.

Timothy Norman

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Carlton Burgess on May 13, 2018

The Olmec were the first great civilization in Guatemala and Mexico, after a progressive development in Soconusco and modern southwestern pacific lowlands of Guatemala. They lived in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in the present-day states of Veracruz and Tabasco. The olmecs considered the descendants of the jaguars

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