How Factory Farms Are Pushing the Jaguar to Extinction
Intensive farming is not only cruel to farm animals, but is having a devastating impact on the world's most iconic wildlife. The following excerpt is from Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were, by Philip Lymbery (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017)Saving Brazil’s jaguars from the relentless march of soya
Elusive Jaguar Glimpsed in AZ Could be Game Changer
PHOENIX - A new jaguar sighting in Arizona is raising lots of questions. It's the third big cat caught on camera prowling the state since 2012. The photo is little more than a glimpse, a partial image of a jaguar wandering the Dos Cabezas mountains, but it was enough for wildlife experts to know they've never seen this cat before. ...
Another new jaguar spotted in S. Arizona mountains
A previously unknown jaguar is prowling the mountains of Southern Arizona, officials confirmed — the second documented within months and the third photographed here since 2012. The big cat was photographed by a trail camera in November in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, about 60 miles north of the border.
Despite New Jaguars in United States, Feds Release Plan to Recover Endangered Jaguars Only in Mexico
SILVER CITY — Just weeks after the news broke of a new jaguar in the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a draft jaguar recovery plan that puts the onus of recovery of northern jaguars entirely on Mexico.
Khao Kiew Open Zoo receives rare black jaguar ahead of New Year's - Pattaya Mail
CHONBURI – Khao Kiew Open Zoo is inviting members of the public to view its newest addition for the New Year’s holiday, a black jaguar from the United Arab Emirates. Khao Kiew Open Zoo of Chonburi province has held a press tour headed by its Deputy Director Attaporn Sriheran to introduce its new black jaguar. […]
US, Mexico wildlife officials draft jaguar recovery plan
A team of wildlife officials in the United States and Mexico on Monday released details of a proposed recovery plan for the endangered jaguar, prompting criticism from environmental groups who say more needs to be done to restore a breeding population of the elusive cats north of the border.
If Trump Builds That Wall, He'll Keep Out More Than Illegals. Second Jaguar Prowls Arizona
PHOENIX - Taking advantage of the lack of fencing on the US Arizona border, a second Jaguar from Mexico has been confirmed to have wandered into Southern Arizona. It was perhaps inevitable, that the most powerful cat in the Americas would conflict with the most powerful man in the Americas, who has vowed to build a wall across the United States' so...
Photo may show a new wild jaguar in S. Arizona
A photo taken last week by a trail camera in the Huachuca Mountains may be of a previously unknown jaguar roaming Southern Arizona. The big cat captured in the picture may be a different individual than "El Jefe," the jaguar photographed in the Santa Ritas south of Tucson and the only known wild jaguar in the country.
We’re Obsessed With Mayke the Jaguar Tracker
Meet Mayke! This Belgian Malinois works with scientists to study El Jefe, the only known wild jaguar in the United States. Her human companion is biologist Chris Bugbee, who studies El Jefe (Spanish for “the boss”) for Conservation CATalyst, a partner of the Center for Biological Diversity. The two track the jaguar in the Santa …
While cats rule on home front, they're vanishing in the wild
There are 85 million cats in this country, making it the most numerous pet in the United States where there are 77 million dogs, according to the American Pet Products Association. But it's a different story in the wilds of America. From the Canadian forests down through the states to Mexico and Central America, wild cats find themselves on the run.We're talking about animals like cougars, jaguars and ocelots that have been virtually eliminated from lands they've inhabited for centuries.As
Cubs Cubs Everywhere, And With Them Oh The Funds We’ll Snare
There have been some exciting things going on over at Black Jaguar White Tiger. Exciting, that is, if you’re a BJWT fan/follower, or, as I’ve come to refer to them, an “Eddieite”. Eddieite Ed-ee-ite One utterly devoted to the preachings of Eduardo Serio; incapable of seeing the fact that BJWT has contributed nothing to the…
From Pope Francis' tiger cub to Rio Olympics' jaguar, how long will we mistreat animals for amusement?
The time is ripe for a conversation about accountability and the responsibility that entities like the Pope and the Rio Olympic association need to imbibe. The voices against animal abuse need to be strengthened with support from all the quarters.
Olympic Jaguar Killed: Why Aren’t We Talking About Jaguars Killed to Feed Our Appetite in the U.S.?
There is a large context missing from the conversation surrounding the death of Juma the jaguar – the fact that there are only around 15,000 jaguars left in the wild and they are being rapidly pushed into extinction by our appetite for meat.