Habitat Reversal

Hello jaguar junkies, Happy 2010. Here’s a blip (with more to come, no doubt) on today’s critical habitat announcement in The Az Daily Star:

Feds reverse decision, will establish critical habitat for jaguar

Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 01.12.2010
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reversed its earlier decision Tuesday and announced it will designate critical habitat for the endangered jaguar.
The service will spend this year deciding which habitat to designate as critical for jaguars and plans to announce the planned area in January 2011, the agency said.
The decision reverses one made in 2006 — to reject requests to designate critical habitat and establish a recovery plan for the jaguar.
The only jaguar known to spend considerable amounts of time in the United States, Macho B, was euthanized March 2, 12 days after being captured by Arizona Game and Fish employees and fitted with a tracking collar. A veterinarian diagnosed the animal with kidney failure.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: