Averting a Jaguar Poaching and Trafficking Crisis

Wildlife Conservation Society
5 min readOct 3, 2019

By Adrian Reuter, John Polisar, and Rob Wallace | October 3, 2019

In 2014 in Bolivia, a group of conservationists with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) was surveying Madidi National Park when they heard an advertisement on their portable radio offering money for jaguar teeth. After informing Bolivian authorities, further investigation led to significant seizures and

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