Jaguars learn how to survive floods in the Amazon

According to a special report published by Reuters earlier this month, Brazilian jaguars, imperiled by hunters, ranchers and destruction of their habitat have learned to survive at least one menace—flooding in the Amazon. They take to the trees! Although they can be six feet long and 200 pounds, the largest South American cats nimbly navigate … Continue reading Jaguars learn how to survive floods in the Amazon

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.26.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, June 26, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.26.16

Juma an olympic tragedy

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that a soldier in Brazil shot and killed a jaguar who was used in an Olympic torch event this week, prompting an outpouring of anger from animal lovers and a public apology from the local Games organizing committee. The jaguar, a 17-year-old female named Juma, was kept at … Continue reading Juma an olympic tragedy