According to the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper, the jaguar, a predatory cat of Central and North America, is in a threatened species state.
A new organization called the Northern Jaguar Project is raising funds to purchase a 30,000 acre ranch in northern Mexico, which is an important part of the jaguar range and is currently owned by a man who says he personally shot many of the creatures when he found them on his land.
For more information about the Northern Jaguar Project, go to www.northernjaguarproject.org.
The writer realizes this is not 100% on topic for Tribal Art. But I feel that many of the people who admire tribal art would be interested in this exotic creature and these attempts to stabilize their population.
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