Jaguar

Jaguar

Since pre-Hispanic times jaguar has been an important element in Guatemalan culture, never the less Guatemalan jaguars are facing serious threats at present that are threatening their survival. In the last ten years important advances in knowledge of Guatemalan jaguar population status and the management actions needed for its long term conservation have been made. Jaguar distribution in Guatemala is estimated to cover 58% of the country and 47.2% of this distribution constitutes protected areas. The Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) located in the north of Guatemala constitutes the largest continuous block of tropical forest located in the protected areas of Guatemala. The MBR is a strong hold for jaguar conservation in the country and region, because it potentially maintains genetic flow among Mexican and Belizean jaguar populations. The majority of the information about jaguars in Guatemala comes from the MBR.

 

Publications


Conviviendo con el Jaguar; guía para ganaderos

Author(s): Soto José, López Guillermo, Mérida Melvin, Raxon Wilfredo, Dubón Tomás, López José
Journal: Documento interno de WCS
Year: 2008

Evaluating jaguar densities with camera traps

Author(s): Noss, A., Polisar, J., Maffei, L. Garcia, R., Silver, S.
Year: 2013

Evaluando densidades de jaguares con trampas camara

Author(s): Noss, A., Polisar, J., Maffei, L. Garcia, R., Silver, S.
Year: 2013

Abundancia y densidad de jaguares en el Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre-Corredor Biológico Central

Author(s): Moreira-Ramírez, J., McNab, R., García-Anleu, R., Ponce-Santizo, G., Mérida, M., Méndez, V., Córdova, M., Ruano-Fajardo, G., Tut, K., Tut, K., Córdova, F., Muñoz, E., González, E., Cholom, J., Xol, A.
Year: 2009

Abundancia de jaguares y evaluación de presas asociadas al fototrampeo en las Concesiones Comunitarias del Bloque de Melchor de Mencos

Author(s): Moreira-Ramírez, J., García-Anleu, R., McNab, R., Ponce-Santizo, G., Mérida, M., Méndez, V., Ruano-Fajardo, G., Córdova, M., Córdova, F.
Year: 2009

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