An animal under threat: the mysterious symbolism of the jaguar
Panthera Onca. The jaguar. South America’s largest predatory carnivorous mammal. The Bogotá Post looks at this near threatened species’ role in relation to Chiribiquete National Park and indigenous culture, as well as the challenges its conservation poses.
Steve Winter Talks Jaguars for National Geographic's Annual Big Cat Week
It’s all about “catitude” for Nat Geo Wild’s eighth annual Big Cat Week, whose goal is to bring attention to the plight of the planet’s big cats — lions, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars, and leopards — to help save them from extinction.The variety of programming for the weeklong event includes several new specials, among them: National [...]
Tiger World opens jaguar habitat while Santa 'Claws' makes his rounds | Salisbury Post
By Mark Wineka [email protected] post.com ROCKWELL - What's a Bengal tiger want for Christmas? Presents, of course, and it took 9-year-old Miracle about 30 seconds Saturday before she nosed one of her gifts to the ground. For the Tiger World crowd gathered outside her fence, Miracle then took a roll in the mud, rubbed up against [...]
New video shows wild jaguar roaming in southern Arizona
WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) - Wildlife conservationists have released new video footage showing what is believed to be one of three jaguars to be seen in the United States in the past few years. The Center for Biological Diversity released the video taken this summer on Thursday, saying the big cat was the same one first seen on camera in November 2016. The video also shows a black bear, deer, mountain lion, coati and black bear cub passing through.
Curiosity saves the cat: Tourism helps reinvent the jaguar
From villain to hero, the jaguar (Panthera onca) stands at the cusp of a radical overhaul in its public image. As the largest cat in the Americas, the species commands a dominant role in the food chain of its native Pantanal – a vast swathe of tropical wetland that encompasses parts of Brazil, Paraguay and …