Borderland Jaguars: Tigres de la Frontera

Borderland Jaguars: Tigres de la Frontera

by David E. Brown
     
 

A natural history of the jaguar that discusses its distribution, habitats, hunting and breeding characteristics, folklor, and the status and management of Arizona-Mexico borderland jaguars.

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A natural history of the jaguar that discusses its distribution, habitats, hunting and breeding characteristics, folklor, and the status and management of Arizona-Mexico borderland jaguars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874806960
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,523,368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

David Brown is professor of biology at Arizona State University in Tempe, and is the author of Vampiro (University of Utah Press, 1999), Wolf in the Southwest, and Grizzly in the Southwest.

Carlos López González is a research associate of the Denver Zoological Foundation.
 

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Natural History15
Physical Description15
Subspecies28
Fossil Record30
Distribution32
Habitats43
Prey50
Breeding and Reproduction55
Population Characteristics of Southwestern Jaguars57
Home Ranges and Coexistence with Other Carnivores60
Status of Other Borderland Cats63
2Jaguars and People67
The Jaguar in Prehistoric Cultures68
The Jaguar in Contemporary Southwestern Native Cultures80
Anglo Americans and Borderland Jaguars85
Jaguars in Northern Sonora100
Hunting Jaguars110
Jaguars in Borderland Folklore128
The Jaguar as a Symbol132
3Status and Conservation137
Management History137
Jaguars in Texas and Tamaulipas141
Proposed Jaguar Conservation Plan142
App. 1County bounty ledger and affidavit form used in Texas for paying out bounties in 1913145
App. 2Annual report of game killed in 1917 on the National Forests of the Southwestern District, Arizona146
App. 3Big game killed on Coronado National Forest, Arizona, in 1920147
Bibliography149
Acknowledgments161
Index165

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