Category: Jaguar

  • Aztec human sacrifice and cannibalism

    Aztec human sacrifice and cannibalism

    An advanced civilisation if there was one, Aztecs lived in Central America from IXth Century to XVth Century (when their decline was essentially precipitated by their encounter with the Spanish conquistadores). Many facets of this civilisation stay unknown principally because they were wiped out wy the first European colonizers. But one aspect stayed deep in…

  • Jaguar Research Center

    Jaguar Research Center

    I recently noticed (in the ads appearing in my web site; some are quite good) the web site of the Jaguar Research Center. I went in October 2007 to Brazil, in Pantanal, at the heart of the Jaguar Research Center. So, I wanted to give a small feedback about this experience. This is certainly the…

  • Cheetahs, pumas and jaguars of Europe

    Cheetahs, pumas and jaguars of Europe

    Found on Tretrapod Zoology, a series of articles about prehistoric felines among which one can find big cats like lions, pumas, jaguars, cougars, cheetahs or leopards on continents where they totally disappeared later. Europe, where the sabre-tooths, lions and leopards are Pumas of South Africa, cheetahs of France, jaguars of England

  • Northern Jaguar Project

    Northern Jaguar Project

    When it comes to saving animals from extinction, many efforts are needed. Some of them seem very interesting to me. This is the case of the Northern Jaguar Project. They try to protect a large piece of land in Northern Occidental Mexico in order to ensure a large zone where jaguars could survive in a…