U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally proposed to protect 838,232 acres for jaguars

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Just minutes ago the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally proposed to protect 838,232 acres as “critical habitat” for endangered jaguars in southern Arizona and New Mexico — an area larger than the state of Rhode Island.

When finalized in the next year, and joined with a developing federal recovery plan, the decision will ensure jaguars return to the wild mountains and deserts of the American Southwest.

The decision has been a long time coming. The agency listed the jaguar as an endangered species in 1997 following a lawsuit

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