Jaguar Seen in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

March 10, 2006

By Tania Soussan, Albuquerque Journal

What’s spotted all Jaguar? over but rarely Register spotted in New Mexico?

For the first time in a decade, a jaguar has been sighted in the state.

The elusive big cats – known for their golden yellow coats with dark rosette markings – once roamed wholesale MLB jerseys widely in Arizona and New Mexico.

Today, they are endangered and mostly restricted to México. Mostly.

“We have a report of a jaguar sighting in Hidalgo County,” New Mexico Game and Fish spokesman Marty Frentzel said this week. “We’re wholesale NBA jerseys still trying to get all the facts.”

The jaguar was sighted by a ??????????????????”??????????????????????????? mountain lion hunter and “…our understanding is wholesale nba jerseys he was using hounds,” Frentzel added.

Beyond that, the state isn’t saying much.

But word of the sighting is spreading. Jon Schwedler, a New Mexican and manager wholesale NFL jerseys of the Northern Jaguar Project, heard the news recently.

“It’s exciting cheap NFL jerseys that this jaguar is here,” he said.

Jaguars are the largest cats native to on North America. They are powerful, solitary predators and can travel hundreds of miles. They are often thought of as jungle animals but have also been found in desert grasslands and conifer forests.

“We don’t know what to make of it,” Frentzel said. “Occasionally, there is use of New Mexico by jaguar. Other than that, it may not mean much.”