The environmental news outlet Mongabay recently published a fascinating article about jaguars. It features, shockingly, good news regarding conservation. Written by journalist Sarah Brown the article, details how conservationists are using tourism and education to help reduce illegal killings of jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal.
A new study has just included jaguars as one of the 20 most important large mammals to restore.
As you may recall, the Center for Biological Diversity recently petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reintroduce jaguars to the U.S. They’ve now released a list of frequently-asked questions (FAQs) to accompany their petition.
You know something important happened if I’m posting for the first time in 10,000 years. Remember how, back in April, I wrote that no one was seriously talking about reintroducing…
When I started learning about jaguars in the United States, no one was talking about reintroducing them. Last year, however, a team of researchers published a paper called “The case for reintroduction: The Jaguar (Panthera onca) in the United States as a Model.” What follows is a discussion about the idea of reintroducing jaguars to the U.S., based (loosely) on that article.
There’s been an exciting study making the rounds that actually has positive findings. The study, authored by Ceballos et al. (2021), was published in the journal PLoS ONE in October. It found that jaguar populations may actually be growing in Mexico.
Here’s a guest post from Monica Heft of Animal Creative Facts! In this post, Monica summarizes many of the key points that have led to jaguars becoming endangered or threatened in many of their range countries.
I’m thankful to live on a planet with so many extraordinary animals – including jaguars – and that there are people working hard to conserve them. This year, I’m especially thankful to Jaguar USA and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) for teaming up to raise money for jaguars on International Jaguar Day.