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It’s one of the most distinctive sounds in the great outdoors — the growl of a jaguar. Soon, however, it will be a thing of the past. The only place you’ll be able to hear it is in the hallowed halls of the British Museum in London.
Before you rush off to the zoo for a last look at this wonderful predator, let me explain: I’m talking about Jaguar with a capital “J”, not the kitty cat. Jaguar, the car brand, has recorded the distinctive engine noise of its turbocharged F-Type V8 to join other sounds to be stored at the museum. ..
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