For Jaguars, We Aren’t Bound to Repeat Past Mistakes

Photo credit: ©Leonide Principe

By John Polisar | December 6, 2019

Stretching across nine countries, the Amazon/Guiana Shield forested jaguar stronghold covers more than two million square kilometers. Here you will find the world’s largest jaguar population — more than 80 percent of all the jaguars on the planet. But that population is shrinking. Between 2009 and 2018, these nine Amazon countries lost…