World Wildlife Day 2017: Blogs from the Wildlife Conservation Society

In Paraguay’s Chaco, Learning to Live with Jaguars

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The jaguar is the world’s third largest big cat (after lions and tigers) and the most powerful in the Americas. Photo ©WCS Paraguay.
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A cattle herd on one of the properties targetted by WCS’s jaguar conservation efforts. Photo ©WCS Paraguay.
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Camera trap image of white lipped peccaries, one of many of the diverse wildlife species in the Chaco region. Photo ©WCS Paraguay.
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Tracks in the mud mark where a jaguar has paid a recent visit. Photo ©WCS Paraguay.
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WCS’s Jaguar Coordinator John Polisar and colleagues installing a camera trap to monitor jaguar movements. Photo ©WCS Paraguay.

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