Jaguar book by alan rabinowitz

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Jaguar: One Mans Struggle to Establish the Worlds First Jaguar Preserve by Alan Rabinowitz

In 1983, zoologist Alan Rabinowitz ventured into the rain forest of Belize, determined to study the little-known jaguar in its natural habitat and to establish the worlds first jaguar preserve. Within two years, he had succeeded. In Jaguar he provides the only first-hand account of a scientists experience with jaguars in the wild. Jaguar presents an irresistible blend of natural history and adventure; intensely personal, it is a portrait of an elusive, solitary predator and the Mayas with which it shares the jungle. Strong and sensitive, the book excitingly describes the rewards and hardships of fighting to protect this almost mythical cat. - George Schaller, author of The Last Panda and Wildlife of the Tibetan Stepp.The glimpse which Rabinowitzs painstaking and careful research gives us of the world of the mysterious jaguar is tantalizing ....... Packed with interest and adventure. - Jane Goodall, author of Reason for Hope and In the Shadow of Ma. An intimate look at the lives of rural Central Americans. At times Rabinowitz resembles a character from Joseph Conrad ... the tension between man and beast becomes startlingly vivid. - The Washington Pos. A jungle adventure story in the classic mold, of a daredevil westerner who penetrates the deepest jungles of Belize in search of his quarry. There are thrills and chills aplenty in this quest for the mighty feline. - Kirkus Review. Originally published in 1986, this edition includes a new preface and epilogue by the author that bring the story up to date with recent events in the region and around the world.
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Book Review: ‘An Indomitable Beast’ by Alan Rabinowitz

Alan Robert Rabinowitz December 31, — August 5, was an American zoologist who served as the President, CEO, and chief scientist at Panthera Corporation , a nonprofit conservation organization devoted to protecting the world's 40 wild cat species. Later, Rabinowitz regularly recalled how in childhood he became interested in wildlife conservation. He then received his M. Prior to co-founding the Panthera Corporation with the organization's Chairman, Thomas Kaplan , in , he served as the Executive Director of the Science and Exploration Division for the Wildlife Conservation Society , where he worked for nearly 30 years. While working in Myanmar 's Hukaung Valley in , he discovered four new species of mammals, including the most primitive deer species in the world, Muntiacus putaoensis , or the leaf deer. Rabinowitz also established the world's first jaguar sanctuary [6] — the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve — in Belize and the Tawu Mountain Nature Reserve, Taiwan 's largest protected area and last piece of intact lowland forest. One of his achievements was the conceptualization and implementation of the Jaguar Corridor , [16] a series of biological and genetic corridors for jaguars across their entire range from Mexico to Argentina.

In , zoologist Alan Rabinowitz ventured into the rain forest of Belize, determined to study the little-known jaguar in its natural habitat and to establish the world's first jaguar preserve. Within two years, he had succeeded. In Jaguar he provides the only first-hand account of a scientist's experience with jaguars in the wild. Originally published in , this edition includes a new preface and epilogue by the author that bring the story up to date with recent events in the region and around the world. Packed with interest and adventure. This is one of the strongest and most heartening books I have read on the efforts of humans to save and protect the world's priceless wildlife from the continuing onslaught of humanity. There are thrills and chills aplenty in this quest for the mighty feline….

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Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here. To subscribe, click here. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw pubservice. In the author, a research zoologist with Wildlife Conservation International, was invited by the Thai government to study endangered animals in the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. For two years he tracked leopards, tigers and other big cats.

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