Mysterious jaguar deaths now under investigation in Brazil

Thanks to tracking collars, federal police are investigating the possible poisoning deaths of two jaguars in the Pantanal.

A male jaguar emerges from the water hyacinth at the edge of a tributary of the Cuiaba River, in Brazil. As ranchers graze their livestock in former jaguar territory, attacks on cattle are not uncommon. In retaliation, some ranchers leave out pesticides to poison the big cats.
Photograph by Nick Garbutt / Barcroft Media, Getty Images

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