Alan Rabinowitz: "An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey Of The Jaguar"
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Jaguars are the world's third-largest wild cat - after tigers and lions. They have distinctive black rosettes on their fur and can weigh up to 250 pounds. Jaguars have been eradicated from 40 percent of their historic range. Today they live along a corridor from Argentina to Mexico. Their future is threatened by illegal hunting, deforestation and a loss of prey. One of the world's leading big cat experts is responsible for creating a jaguar preserve in Central America, the first of its kind. In a new book, he shares why he's committed to giving a voice to jaguars and how they helped him find his own voice.
zoologist, wildlife ecologist, chief executive officer of Panthera, a wild cat conservation group; author of “Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed.”