Yo’oko, a Jaguar that once Roamed the United States, has been Killed — The Jaguar

This is not the sort of story I like to share. Since 1996, seven male jaguars (Panthera onca) have been confirmed in the United States. This provided some hope that the species, which once ranged widely throughout the southwestern US, might eventually recolonize parts of their former range. Unfortunately, one of those jaguars has been […]

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Another sad case of mankind on the loose, and yet when humans are hunted, there is a continued outcry.

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  1. I can’t help thinking there’s more to this. Obviously it wasn’t a trophy hunt if they have the pelt so why was it shot and when? We had a lot of coyotes roaming near where we used to live. People would shoot them if they were attacking livestock. We had several of our barn cats killed by them. If it was at night and the Jaguar was attacking livestock I could understand it. They wouldn’t necessarily see what kind of an animal it was. I wouldn’t like it but you have to protect livestock too. It was shot in Mexico according to the article but obviously near the border since the Animal was known so maybe drug or human traffickers are another possibility. I’m not defending trophy hunters in any way. That’s the lowest of low reasons but I don’t think that’s what it was in this case simply because they found the body

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