Borderland Jaguars = Tigres de la frontera / David E. Brown, Carlos A. López González

Author(s): Brown, David E. (David Earl), 1938-
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Subjects: Jaguar--Mexican-American Border Region
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2001
LC Classification: Q, QL
Physical Description: ix, 170 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction 1
1. Natural History 15
Physical Description 15
Subspecies 28
Fossil Record 30
Distribution 32
Habitats 43
Prey 50
Breeding and Reproduction 55
Population Characteristics of Southwestern Jaguars 57
Home Ranges and Coexistence with Other Carnivores 60
Status of Other Borderland Cats 63
2. Jaguars and People 67
The Jaguar in Prehistoric Cultures 68
The Jaguar in Contemporary Southwestern Native Cultures 80
Anglo Americans and Borderland Jaguars 85
Jaguars in Northern Sonora 100
Hunting Jaguars 110
Jaguars in Borderland Folklore 128
The Jaguar as a Symbol 132
3. Status and Conservation 137
Management History 137
Jaguars in Texas and Tamaulipas 141
Proposed Jaguar Conservation Plan 142
App. 1. County bounty ledger and affidavit form used in Texas for paying out bounties in 1913 145
App. 2. Annual report of game killed in 1917 on the National Forests of the Southwestern District, Arizona 146
App. 3. Big game killed on Coronado National Forest, Arizona, in 1920 147
Bibliography 149
Acknowledgments 161
Index 165
Alternate Titles: Parallel title: Tigres de la frontera
Additional Authors: Lopez Gonzalez, Carlos A., 1966-
Notes: LCCN: 2001003861
ISBN: 0874806968 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-159) and index
OCLC Number: 47208438
ISBN/ISSN: 0874806968