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Did you know that INaturalist has one of the largest public jaguar databases?

November is jaguar month. Let’s start expanding and improving this database! We invite researchers and managers from protected and private areas as well as specialists that can help maintain the quality of the information, to participate in this challenge with us. Put it on your calendar: November 24-26!

The challenge consists of posting photos of live jaguars and their footprints, as well as jaguar parts such as skin and bones, as long as the origin is known. For pictures of animal parts trafficked illegally, please inform where the photo was taken.

Pictures of any date are valid. While it is necessary to include a location, it is possible to opt to not publicly reveal the precise location.

By creating an account on iNaturalist, you can organize and map out your pictures of biodiversity throughout areas you visit. Create an account by clicking the “sign up” button on the top right corner.

Our challenge is in the link below. On this page, you will find all the countries that have jaguar observations. You will also find their location, observers, and the specialists that help identify the record. You can also comment on the picture:

To become a member of this project, click on the link at the top right of the window.

To add photos, click on “upload” at the top of the page and follow the instructions. Any questions check out for tutorials on

Your pictures can collaborate with the conservation of a species. Look at the scientific article published using data from 2022-2023:

The database you create of you property became a record for the ones interested in biodiversity credits.

Join us! Participate as a member, supporter, or promoter!

Jaguarapira Institute

with support from Biotiba - Biodiversity projects, CNRPPNs - National Confederation of RPPNs and APAVE - Association of Protectors of Green Areas of Paraná.

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