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1 December 2010 Cannibalism Among Jaguars (Panthera onca)
Fernando C. C. Azevedo, Ricardo L. Costa, Henrique V. B. Concone, André Pires-da Silva, Luciano M. Verdade
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This is the first report of cannibalism in a free-ranging population of jaguars (Panthera onca). An encounter among unfamiliar jaguars may have provoked social stress, a behavior reported in other free-ranging carnivores.

Fernando C. C. Azevedo, Ricardo L. Costa, Henrique V. B. Concone, André Pires-da Silva, and Luciano M. Verdade "Cannibalism Among Jaguars (Panthera onca)," The Southwestern Naturalist 55(4), 597-599, (1 December 2010). https://doi.org/10.1894/RTS-10.1
Received: 20 June 2009; Accepted: 1 March 2010; Published: 1 December 2010
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