Important Thesis Update

Hello everyone, I have important updates to share regarding my master’s thesis. As many of you know, I have been raising money for my upcoming research in Guyana. The plan was for me to live in the village of Yupukari for 12 weeks, whilst learning about residents’ cultural and spiritual beliefs about jaguars. That is … More Important Thesis Update

Jaguars are More Threatened than they Appear, Study Finds

Currently, the jaguar (Panthera onca) is classified as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List. This is the second lowest threat level, right behind Least Concern. This global assessment is based on the jaguar’s wide distribution, as well as the fact that much of its territory in Amazonia remains intact. But a new study suggests that … More Jaguars are More Threatened than they Appear, Study Finds

Trump’s Border Wall Would be Disastrous for Jaguar Recovery

By now it is common knowledge that Donald Trump wants to build a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. This would cost U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars, and experts say it would not stop people from illegally crossing the border (Owens, 2017; Center for Biological Diversity, 2017). What it would do is dismantle Southwest ecosystems – and … More Trump’s Border Wall Would be Disastrous for Jaguar Recovery

It’s Official: A New Jaguar was Photographed in Arizona

There is a lot happening in the wild felid (cat) world right now! Uttarakhand’s high court just passed a landmark ruling, a new ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) den was recently found in Texas, and a potentially new jaguar was photographed in Arizona at the start of this month. The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has … More It’s Official: A New Jaguar was Photographed in Arizona

Potentially New Jaguar Photographed in Arizona

I have just received an exciting notification from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD). A male jaguar was recently photographed near Fort Huachuca, which is a United States Army base in southeastern Arizona. While it is still too early to tell, the AZGFD’s press release indicates that this could be a jaguar who has … More Potentially New Jaguar Photographed in Arizona