Convention on Migratory Species CoP 13

Protecting Jaguars without Borders

By Maria del Carmen Fleytas | February 15, 2020

Jaguars in Defensores del Chaco National Park, Paraguay. Photo credit: WCS Paraguay

The jaguar is truly a cat of the Americas. Found in 18 countries, from the US-Mexican borderlands to Argentina, jaguars live in dry scrubby deserts of northern Mexico, the dense forests of Brazil’s Atlantic coast, and most habitats in between. And like all big cats…



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