20 Aug '12, 5am

Care2 Success! 838,000 Acres To Be Protected For Jaguars!

Care2 Success! 838,000 Acres To Be Protected For Jaguars!

Fantastic news for jaguars and for Care2 activists! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last Friday 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. Over 14,500 Care2 members have signed our petition asking Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar and his Department to implement their pledge to protect jaguars and their habitat. The petition, sponsored by the Center for Biological Diversity , called on the Interior Department to grant the jaguar protected habitat in the U.S., and develop a recovery plan to save these incredible cats. And you have made a difference! Although jaguars are often thought of as tropical creatures, these amazing cats used to roam the Southwestern United States. Like the gray wolf , jaguars were driven from the United States by fede...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/care2-success-838000-acres-to...

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Wouldn't it be wonderful to have 1300 square miles of protected land for the American jaguar!

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ecorazzi.com 20 Aug '12, 3pm

The habitat proposal comes after a long drawn out fight through the courts to save the big cats. Scientists and the Center...

Center for Biological Diversity - Press Release

biologicaldiversity.org 17 Aug '12, 9pm

For Immediate Release, August 17, 2012 Contact: Kierán Suckling, (520) 275-5960 838,000 Acres Protected for Jaguar TUCSON,...

A little summary and a big thank you to all that made the surprise proposal a success!

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krisandro.com 19 Aug '12, 9am

At least 50 people were involved and I owe it all to the folks at Oasia Hotel, Josephine & Reena (Ruifang’s two best frien...