The Emperor's New Groove
They are found sleeping when Bucky the Squirrel and Kuzco get lost into the jungle. When Bucky created a red balloon llama, he popped it with a quill to make these panthers wake up. Although the pop doesn't wake the jaguars alone, Kuzco's taunt does wake up the jaguars. The jaguars get angry and try to eat Kuzco, but Kuzco and Bucky are able to escape the jungle.
The Emperor's New School
The Jaguars appear as minor antagonists in the series.
In the episode The Emperor's New Pet Mr. Moleguaco makes the kids learn responsibility by taking care of kittens. Kuzco dumps his 'Homework', but takes it back to land a play-date with Malina's Fluffy after Yzma fed Homework an elixir to become a black jaguar.Later in the episode Kuzco is attack by the jaguars only to be recused by Homework.
The Jaguars largest role in the episode The Puma Whisperer When Kuzco is attacked by Jaguars (pumas), Pacha saves him, and Kuzco thinks it is because of his amazing dodging skills. When he brags about it at school, Guaka arranges a puma wrestling match for him.
- Although the grown panthers are similar to Bagheera in The Jungle Book, the panthers in the series have a darker black skin.