Recently, 18 Latin American countries and several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) came up with a new plan to save jaguars (Panthera onca): the Jaguar 2030 Roadmap. Part of the new strategy to conserve the Americas’ largest cat included the establishment of the first ever International Jaguar Day. Today, November 29, is that day. In this press […]

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Celebrating the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Wildlife, Conservation, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Trafficking, Jaguars, Wildlife Protection, Illegal Wildlife Trade, International Jaguar Day

Today is #GivingTuesday: a day set aside to donate to non-profit groups. There are countless non-profits around the globe who are working to make this world a better place, and giving to any of them would be great. However, since this is a blog about wild cats, why not support the tireless organizations who are […]

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Support Wild Cats on #GivingTuesday — The Jaguar

#GivingTuesday, Big Cats, Conservation, Uncategorized, Wildlife Conservation

A recent press release from the conservation organization Panthera contains exciting news. The 18 jaguar range countries in Latin America, along with a host of concerned organizations – including Panthera, the WWF, the WCS, and the UNDP – have agreed on a new plan to save jaguars. They are calling this plan the “Jaguar 2030 […]

via Introducing the new Jaguar 2030 Conservation Roadmap, and the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Introducing the new Jaguar 2030 Conservation Roadmap, and the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Conservation, Jaguars, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation

Almost a year ago, I bookmarked what was then a new National Geographic story about jaguars. I have finally gotten around to reading it, and I am glad I did. The article is titled “Inside the Hidden World of Jaguars:” written by Chip brown and featuring Steve Winter‘s incredible photography. The main thrust of the […]

via Great National Geographic Story about the Spiritual Importance of Jaguars — The Jaguar

Great National Geographic Story about the Spiritual Importance of Jaguars — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Jaguars

Almost a year ago, I bookmarked what was then a new National Geographic story about jaguars. I have finally gotten around to reading it, and I am glad I did. The article is titled “Inside the Hidden World of Jaguars:” written by Chip brown and featuring Steve Winter‘s incredible photography. The main thrust of the […]

via Great National Geographic Story about the Spiritual Importance of Jaguars — The Jaguar

Great National Geographic Story about the Spiritual Importance of Jaguars — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Culture, Jaguars, Spirituality, Wildlife, Wildlife Photography, Wildlife Protection

I literally just announced that I was going to take a short break from blogging, then I made the mistake of checking Twitter. Here is what I saw at the top of my feed: “In reversing this ban, China has helped to legalize the execution and extinction of the magnificent tiger.” Our Dr. John Goodrich condemns […]

via China Reverses Ban on the Use of Tiger and Rhino Parts in Traditional Chinese Medicine — The Jaguar

China Reverses Ban on the Use of Tiger and Rhino Parts in Traditional Chinese Medicine — The Jaguar

Big Cats, China, Illegal Wildlife Trade, Rhino parts, Tiger parts, Tigers, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife Trafficking

I want to wish The Jaguar’s blogger the very best as he works to completes his thesis.  And, I also want to extend a huge thank you for his writing and sharing of important info on the critical status of big cats around the world.  I support and share his wonderful articles because through these, I want others to know of the peril these majestic animals face on a daily basis and implore more people to sit up and take notice.

I hate to do this, but I need to step away from blogging for at least a week: my life is simply too busy right now. If I am to finish writing my thesis in two weeks, which is the plan, then I need to stop spending so much time blogging. I am also tired […]

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Temporary Hiatus — The Jaguar

Uncategorized, Big Cats, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Trafficking, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife Photography, Illegal Wildlife Trade

On Oct. 24 in a New York courtroom, two kingpins of Kenya’s illegal wildlife trade pleaded guilty to crimes that carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha had been connected to seizures of over 30 metric tons of illegal ivory in Mombasa. Their trial marked the first time any African ivory…

via China Just Eased a Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts. Here’s How Organized Crime Fuels Illegal Poaching — TIME

China Just Eased a Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts. Here’s How Organized Crime Fuels Illegal Poaching — TIME

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China’s appetite for ‘stinky’ durian fruit threatening endangered tigers

Big Cats, China, Conservation, Endangered Species, Habitat, Habitat Destruction, habitat loss, Threatened Species, Tigers, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

China’s appetite for ‘stinky’ durian fruit threatening endangered tigers

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/24/chinas-appetite-for-stinky-durian-fruit-threatening-endangered-tigers?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Well friends, today is October 23. That makes it International Snow Leopard Day: a day set aside to celebrate and generate support for snow leopards (Panthera uncia). Snow leopards are extraordinary creatures that are somehow able to survive in the harsh mountains of Central Asia, and yet do so with unparalleled grace and beauty. Here […]

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International Snow Leopard Day 2018 — The Jaguar

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