Hope for jaguars in the Brazilian Amazon: New study identifies priority areas for their conservation amid rampant deforestation

Posted on 16 febrero 2023

By Valeria Boron, Senior Programme Advisor, Latin America, at WWF-UK
Jaguars (Panthera onca), the largest cats of the America, have already been lost from 50% of their historic range. Their stronghold, the Amazon is facing widespread hunting and rapid rampant deforestation to make way for agriculture, mining, and infrastructure.