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Jaguar seen in area of Cochise

A hunter photographed an adult male jaguar in Southeast Arizona after his dogs treed it, Arizona Game and Fish Department officials said Monday.

November 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Fire near Sierra Vista grows to nearly 21,000 acres

Fire near Sierra Vista grows to nearly 21,000 acres

Weather permitting Saturday night, crews will be conducting burnout operations in Carr and Ramsey canyons. Crews made progress with operations in Miller Canyon, trying to keep the fire west of Arizona 92. The fire made a run Saturday afternoon toward the highway from the canyon, but crews fo…

June 18, 2011 5:45 pm Video Photos

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Fort Huachuca blaze was sparked by bulldozer

Fort Huachuca blaze was sparked by bulldozer

The dozer was working to build a fire line, fort's commander says. Water trucks will now be used to spray behind dozers. Meanwhile, the much larger Monument Fire is holding in Miller Canyon, above homes, but winds are a worry. Cost to fight it so far: $4.1 million. Evacuated: 2,900 homes.

June 17, 2011 12:00 am Video Photos

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Wolves may get separate listing

The Mexican gray wolf could get stronger protection, environmentalists say, due to a federal decision to consider classifying it as an endangered species on its own.

August 05, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…

Rosemont stressing copper's greenness

The young girl stands in the sunshine, holding a solar panel, a symbol of a new copper mine's environmental promise.

June 20, 2010 12:00 am
Jaguar trapper guilty

Jaguar trapper guilty

The biologist at the center of the controversy over a jaguar's capture and subsequent death last year admitted Friday in federal court that he tried to snare the animal, known as Macho B.

May 15, 2010 12:00 am
AZ worker placed on leave over jaguar death

AZ worker placed on leave over jaguar death

An Arizona Game and Fish Department employee has been put on administrative leave as a result of an internal department investigation into last year's capture and death of the jaguar Macho B, the department said Tuesday.

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Mexican wolf population dipping

The Mexican wolf population in Arizona and New Mexico plunged to its lowest level in seven years in 2009, with eight wolves including four pups found dead last year, officials said Friday.

February 06, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Jaguar's capture broke law, feds say

Jaguar's capture broke law, feds say

Last year's capture of the last known wild jaguar in the United States by state workers was intentional - and the evidence points to criminal wrongdoing, a new federal report says.

January 22, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…
State's capture of jaguar Macho B was intentional, federal investigators conclude

State's capture of jaguar Macho B was intentional, federal investigators conclude

The capture of Macho B, the last known wild jaguar in the United States, was intentional, according to a new investigative report by the Interior Department's Office of Inspector General.

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AZ wanted a jaguar collared despite 2 deaths in Sonora

AZ wanted a jaguar collared despite 2 deaths in Sonora

The two young biologists tried to sedate the snared jaguar with a blow gun. They thrust at it with an improvised jab stick.

June 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Permit for jaguar's capture questioned

Arizona's Game and Fish Department may have lacked the proper permit to capture a jaguar when Macho B stepped into a snare trap in Southern Arizona's oak woodlands last February.

May 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Jaguar's capture flawed, some say

The State Game and Fish employees who captured Macho B Feb. 18 used the simplest existing protocol for handling the wild cat, not a more complete one that could have better protected the nation's last known wild jaguar.

April 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Feds agree to look at jaguar's capture

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will open a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the capture and euthanization of the jaguar Macho B, service officials said Thursday.

April 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
I baited jaguar trap, research worker says

I baited jaguar trap, research worker says

A trap the state says inadvertently snared the last known wild jaguar in the United States actually was baited with female jaguar scat, a member of the Borderlands Jaguar Detection Project says.

April 02, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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New details trigger call for federal investigation into jaguar capture

New information about the Feb. 18 capture and subsequent death of Macho B has prompted an investigation by Arizona's Attorney General.

April 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Pulte halts plan for big complex in Benson

Pulte halts plan for big complex in Benson

Pulte Homes has pulled out of a proposed Anthem housing development in Benson, citing the weak national housing market.

April 25, 2007 12:00 amLoading…

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