Characteristics of, and uncertainties about, illegal jaguar trade in Belize and Guatemala

@article{Arias2020CharacteristicsOA,
  title={Characteristics of, and uncertainties about, illegal jaguar trade in Belize and Guatemala},
  author={Melissa Arias and Amy Hinsley and E. J. Milner‐Gulland},
  journal={Biological Conservation},
  year={2020},
  volume={250},
  pages={108765}
}
Abstract Recent reports of jaguar trade have emerged throughout Latin America, but, although trade is now considered a high-priority threat to jaguars, its characteristics remain largely unknown. We aimed to gain a deeper understanding of the status of jaguar trade in Mesoamerica, focusing on Belize and Guatemala. We used key-informant interviews to explore the pathways behind the jaguar trade chain, identify the characteristics and motivations of the actors involved, and investigate the… 

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