17 Aug '12, 9pm

Center for Biological Diversity - Press Release

For Immediate Release, August 17, 2012 Contact: Kierán Suckling, (520) 275-5960 838,000 Acres Protected for Jaguar TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today formally proposed to protect 838,232 acres — an area larger than the state of Rhode Island — as "critical habitat" for endangered jaguars in southern Arizona and New Mexico. “Jaguars once roamed across the United States, from California to Louisiana, but have been virtually extinct here since the 1950s,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, which has worked for almost 20 years to bring back American jaguars. “Today's habitat proposal will ensure North America's largest cat returns to the wild mountains and deserts of the Southwest. Jaguars are a spectacular part of our natural heritage and belong to every American — just as surely as bald eagles, wolves and gri...

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