Judge to decide if jaguars need habitat protection in U.S.

Local group sues to force feds to designate habitat FERNANDA ECHÁVARRIPublished: 03.24.2009 An attorney for the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity told a federal judge Monday that the government must develop recovery programs for jaguars because “they...

Wildlife smuggling nets big bucks for organized crime

3/20/2009 Illegally traded animals can end up anywhere from a cooking pot in Asia to a pet shop in Europe Humming birds bound and stuffed in cigarette packets, snakes and tortoises inside a hollowed out teddy bear, exotic birds’ eggs made into necklaces—these...

Hong Kong: Jaguar specimen goes on display

March 5, 2009 A taxidermy specimen of Siu Fa – the female jaguar that lived in Hong Kong for nearly 20 years and died last year – is on display at the Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens’ Education & Exhibition Centre from today. Born...

Md. mauling: Jaguar to be evaluated for health changes

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009 Thurmont zookeeper, mauled by big cat, is ‘serious but stable’ by Jeremy Hauck – Staff Writer A Frederick County animal control officer on Feb. 17 will evaluate a pair of jaguars involved in an attack on a Thurmont zookeeper...