Habitat features influencing jaguar Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae) occupancy in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica.

@article{ArroyoArce2014HabitatFI,
  title={Habitat features influencing jaguar Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae) occupancy in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica.},
  author={Stephanny Arroyo-Arce and James Guilder and Roberto Salom-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2014},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={
          1449-58
        }
}
Habitat characteristics and human activities are known to play a major role in the occupancy of jaguars Panthera onca across their range, however the key variables influencing jaguar distribution in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica, have yet to be identified. This study evaluated jaguar occupancy in Tortuguero National Park and the surrounding area. Jaguar detection/non-detection data was collected using digital camera traps distributed within the boundaries of the protected area. Local… CONTINUE READING

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