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Rare Jaguar photographed in Mexico

Rare Jaguar photographed in Mexico

Exciting news, Jaguars, the largest cat in the Americas has been photographed living in the heart of Mexico, scientists say.

Three photographs of a male jaguar and large number of faeces samples are the first known evidence of the predator since the early 1900s.

Jaguars have disappeared from much of Mexico as humans have chopped down most of their natural habitat and have sometimes killed the animals for the illegal wildlife trade.

Concerned that the big cat was locally extinct, an expedition team set out into the 260 square mile (674 square kilometer) reserve between 2002 and 2004.

See Rare Amazonian Short Eared Dog Caught on Camera for more information about recent photos of Jaguars.

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JAGUAR PICTURE: First Seen in Central Mexico Since 1900 


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In the late 80s I started investigating UFOs and crop circles and joined the CCCS (Centre for Crop Circle Studies) and a local group researching strange sightings and reports along the south coast of Dorset (UK). In the early ’90s I started my own research group called SPS (Strange Phenomena Studies), this was renamed in 2004 to Cryptoworld.

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