Baton Rouge Zoo has jaguar, cheetah, new tiger exhibit

What’s new at the Zoo? Focus on global awareness, animals and geography By CYNTHIA V. CAMPBELLTravel editorPublished: Apr 26, 2009 Crossing the wooden bridge at the zoo entrance, we watched moms, cameras dangling from their necks, pushing strollers. A group of curious...

Legislation to protect big cats in the wild advances

The Great Cats and Rare Canids Act gets overwhelming approval in House of Representatives. Posted: April 24, 2009, 3 a.m. EDT Wildlife advocates are praising the recent passage of an act that seeks greater protections for endangered and iconic cat and dog species,...

Judge in Tucson orders fed to prepare jaguar recovery plan

By Tony DavisArizona Daily StarTucson, Arizona – Published: 03.31.2009 A federal judge overruled an agency’s decision today that had stopped preparation of a recovery plan and designation of prime protected habitat for the endangered jaguar in the Southwest....

Questions arise about jaguar’s euthanization

Mar. 31, 2009 12:00 AMAssociated Press TUCSON – A jaguar captured from the wild and euthanized may not have had chronic kidney failure after all, according to the University of Arizona’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. After reviewing tissue, pathologist...

Other jaguars wear study collars

By Tim StellerArizona Daily Star Tucson, Arizona – Published: 03.29.2009 Two jaguars are wandering a nearly impenetrable thorn scrub-and-cactus forest in Paraguay, wearing the same sort of collar that was put on the United States’ last known jaguar, Macho...