17 Jun

The Tico Times Reports on Panthera’s Jaguar Conservation Efforts in Costa Rica


The Tico Times recently released an article on the proven success of new, Panthera-trained rapid response units that are helping to mitigate livestock-related conflict between farmers and jaguars throughout Costa Rica. Read the article to learn about the rapid response unit program created by Panthera and Costa Rica's National System of Conservation Areas; Panthera's training of conservation officers to improve farmers' livestock husbandry techniques; and the simple solutions that are mitigating conflict, including properly corralling livestock, using cowbells on livestock and placing protective animals like donkeys and water buffalo among cattle to scare off jaguars, cougars and other predators.

Learn more about Panthera's Jaguar Corridor Initiative.