Big Cat Diaries – We answer the big questions: How to scare off a pesky Jaguar   Leave a comment

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Everyone always says how much they want to see a big cat when they come to the jungle, but rarely expect that hope to be fulfilled. However; Tuesday last, we had a full 40 minute Mexican stand-off with a jaguar!

The evening started pleasantly enough. As it was Laura’s birthday, we celebrated with a feast of improvised pizza, garlic bread and finally, in MLC tradition, a face full of cake! After we had eaten as much as physically possible, we rolled out into the forest to start our amphibian night transects. Presumably the feline could sense that after this sumptuous meal we were weighed down and in no state to make a run for it. As we reached the end of our first transect our attention was caught by a spectacular night monkey, frolicking in the trees above.  This alone was cool enough, but then Laura spotted a pair of…

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Posted November 29, 2012 by felipedelbosque in Uncategorized

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