Evaluating habitat suitability and connectivity for the endangered northernmost population of jaguars (Panthera onca)
Understanding the distribution of wildlife habitat as well as landscape connectivity for threatened or endangered wildlife populations provides valuable information for conservation planning efforts. The northernmost population of jaguars (Panthera onca) is threatened with extinction, and has been extirpated from much of its historic range in the United States due to habitat loss/fragmentation, hunting, and poaching. Recent efforts by the United States government to expand U.S.-Mexico border infrastructure threaten to further fragment jaguar habitat in the borderlands. Models of habitat for ...
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