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Rare Jaguar sighting near Tucson!

The footage of the male jaguar, referred to as El Jefe by locals and scientists alike, was captured in the Santa Rita Mountains, just outside of Tuscon, Ariz. Jaguars have disappeared from the USA over the past 150 years, primarily due to habitat loss and government predator control programmes meant to protect the livestock industry….

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Housecats hurt more wildlife than we think

It’s hard to believe it, but Fluffy could secretly be a wildlife assassin outside of the home. A study released in 2013 by the journal Nature found that “free-ranging domestic cats kill 1.3–4.0 billion birds and 6.3–22.3 billion mammals annually.” The study goes on to state that non-owned cats cause the majority of this mortality,…

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