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New photos show male jaguar sticks around the Santa Ritas

New photos show male jaguar sticks around the Santa Ritas

A new batch of photos of an endangered male jaguar walking through the Santa Rita Mountains was released this week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Some facts about the photos:

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Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

More than 764,000 acres of Southeast Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico became federally designated prime habitat for the endangered jaguar today.

March 04, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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Better photo of jaguar released

Better photo of jaguar released

A jaguar was photographed by a remote camera in the Santa Rita Mountains last week. It’s the latest of several photos of the same male jaguar that has been roaming the range south of Tucson since at least last year.

September 19, 2013 4:45 pmLoading…

Still no plan to bring back the jaguar

Two decades ago I asked the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to add the jaguar to the national list of endangered species. But like a child refusing to see a dentist, the agency has long resisted any follow-up to restore the species to the American Southwest.

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US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

A composite of six images shows the area proposed for Rosemont Copper's open-pit mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. The jaguar is only one controversial aspect of the proposal.

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US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

The proposed Rosemont Mine is likely to harass this country's only known wild jaguar, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says. But that won't matter much, the agency adds - at least not in terms of jeopardizing the jaguar as a species or destroying its prime habitat.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

A remote camera photographed this male jaguar west of the proposed Rosemont Mine site in the mountains southeast of Tucson.

July 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

US seeks expanded habitat for jaguar

Federal wildlife officials are proposing to designate more critical habitat in the American Southwest for the jaguar.

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'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

Terry Penrod's jaguar pelt decorates his living room in Lakeside. He shot the animal in 1963, thinking it was a big bobcat. But his kill turned out to be the nation's last known female jaguar, giving rise to a controversy over critical habitat that goes on today.

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'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

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January 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

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January 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

'63 jaguar killing echoes today in habitat debate

This is a 1963 hand out photo Terry Penrod (TERRY PENROD ) as he crouches next to jaguar he killed on September 28, 1963 (SEPT 28, 63) while varmint hunting between Big Lake (BIG LAKE) and Reservation Lake (RESERVATION LAKE). Courtesy Terry Penrod

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New photos of jaguar taken SE of Tucson released by feds

New photos of jaguar taken SE of Tucson released by feds

Four photos of a jaguar roaming southeast of Tucson in the northern Santa Rita Mountains and one photo of an ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains were released today by the federal government.

December 20, 2012 4:06 pmLoading…

Ariz. game officials seek withdrawal of proposed jaguar habitat

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has asked that a proposal aimed at designating land in New Mexico and Arizona as critical habitat for the jaguar be withdrawn.

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Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

These photos of jaguar and ocelot tails are shown side by side for comparison. The photo arrangement was prepared by two biologists, Jeannette P. Hanby and J. David Bygott.

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Experts: S. Ariz. tail photo likely jaguar, though debate continues

Experts: S. Ariz. tail photo likely jaguar, though debate continues

Arizona game officials are consulting with seven outside experts to determine if a photo recently submitted by a hunter shows the tail of a jaguar or an ocelot sighted southeast of Tucson.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Arizona Game and Fish Department officials say outside experts agree with state biologists that a hunter’s trail camera captured an image of a jaguar late last month. It was sighted southeast of Tucson on Sept. 23.

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Feds: 1,300 square miles of S. Arizona is jaguar habitat

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to designate about 838,000 acres, mostly in Southern Arizona, as critical habitat for jaguars.

August 17, 2012 2:02 pmLoading…

Credible report of summer jaguar sighting near Tucson

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security helicopter pilot gave an account of a brief jaguar sighting last June in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson, the Border Patrol said today.

November 30, 2011 12:20 pmLoading…

Extremely rare jaguar seen southeast of Tucson

A hunter saw and photographed a jaguar in Cochise County over the weekend, the Arizona Game and Fish Department confirmed today.

November 21, 2011 2:52 pmLoading…

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