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Endangered U.s. Jaguar

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

The proposed Rosemont Mine is likely to harass this country's only known wild jaguar, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says. But that won't matter much, the agency adds - at least not in terms of jeopardizing the jaguar as a species or destroying its prime habitat.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

A composite of six images shows the area proposed for Rosemont Copper's open-pit mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. The jaguar is only one controversial aspect of the proposal.

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US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

US: Mine no overall threat to jaguars

A remote camera photographed this male jaguar west of the proposed Rosemont Mine site in the mountains southeast of Tucson.

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