First contemporary record of jaguar at Morelos and the Sierra de Huautla Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

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Vol: 75, Issue: 3

Publication Year:
2015
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https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/wnan/vol75/iss3/13; https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1386&context=wnan
Author(s):
Valenzuela-Galván, David; Castro-Campos, Floriely; Servin, Jorge; Martínez-Barona, Manlio; Martínez-Montes, Juan Carlos
Tags:
Anatomy; Botany; Physiology; Zoology
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Herein we present the first contemporary record of the jaguar (Panthera onca) in Morelos State and the Sierra de Huautla Biosphere Reserve. The record is based on 3 photographs of an adult jaguar obtained by photo-trapping. This noteworthy record extends the geographical distribution of the species into central Mexico by more than 100 km.Presentamos el primer registro contemporáneo confirmado de la presencia de jaguar (Panthera onca) en Morelos y en la Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Huautla. El registro se basa en tres fotografías de un jaguar adulto, obtenidas mediante fototrampeo. Este registro representa una extensión del rango de distribución de la especie hacia el centro de México de más de 100 km.