Jaguars face major threat from Amazon deforestation and fires

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Environment 14 September 2021

By Adam Vaughan

Jaguar

A jaguar connected the banks of Cuiaba stream successful Brazil

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Fires and logging successful the Brazilian Amazon airs a large menace to South America’s biggest cat, according to an investigation of jaguars (Panthera onca) and their protected areas.

Brazilian researchers person recovered that the apex predator’s past strongholds successful the rainforest are besides the sites with the astir terrible quality pressures, including fires lit to wide onshore for cattle ranches.

A squad led by Juliano Bogoni astatine the University of Sao Paolo successful Brazil accidental the probe pinpoints …

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