The jungle is in mourning once again

The routes that cross protected areas in Misiones became a deadly trap for jaguars again. On Sunday, March 25, on Provincial Route 19 within the Urugua-í Provincial Park, a female jaguar was run over and killed by a car. The seriousness of this fact was further deepened when we found that this female was pregnant [...]

█ New brochure: jaguars in Great Chaco T [/ mks_dropcap] he new brochure was designed to raise awareness of the serious situation of the species in the region with the most threatened jaguar population in Argentina. This material was prepared in conjunction with the Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina, with the support of the [...]


A study led by researchers from Proyecto Yaguareté found that more than 85 percent of jaguar habitat was lost in the Atlantic Forest – the ecological region of nearly 2 million square kilometers that covers the Argentine province of Misiones, Paraguay and reaches the center of Brazil – and that populations currently resist at only [...]

Local and continental determinants of giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) abundance: Biome, human and jaguar roles in population regulation

Verónica Quiroga, Andres Noss, Gabriel Boaglio y Mario Di Bitetti Mammalian Biology (2016) Abstract: The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is currently found in a wide variety of habitats from Honduras to Argentina. Across this wide range, researchers have postulated that anteater populations are negatively affected by several factors, including hunting, habitat loss and fragmentation, fire, [...]

ARATIRÍ (the jaguar): the great hunter

Aratirí, one of the male jaguar of the northern Misiones, surprised us again with its powerful ability to hunt. On Friday 11 March the Jaguar Project went to the Forest Reserve San Jorge after being notified of the finding of a dead tapir in the area with obvious signs of predation by a big cat. [...]

Puma density, habitat use and conflict with humans in the Argentine Chaco

Verónica A. Quiroga, Andrew J. Noss, Agustín Paviolo, Gabriel I. Boaglio, Mario S. Di Bitetti Abstract The puma Puma concolor is the most widely distributed felid in the Americas. Although it utilizes humanmodified landscapes, its extensive territorial requirements,trophic needs, and real or perceived threats to livestock render the puma susceptible to conflict with humans. Our [...]