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Guidance Documents

Onças do Iguaçu - guia de convivência (2018). (Projecto Onças do Iguaçu and WWF Brasil)  Download


Guide de coexistence homme-jaguar (2017). (Berzins, R.)  Download


Guia de convivência gente e onças, 2a edição. (Panthera)  Download


Guía de convivencia gente y jaguares. (Panthera)  Download


People and jaguars: a guide for coexistence. (Panthera)  Download


Guia de convivência gente e onças: livro de atividades 1. (Projeto Conviver Gente e Onças)  Download


Guia de convivência gente e onças: livro de atividades 2. (Projeto Conviver Gente e Onças)  Download  


Conviviendo con el jaguar. (Panthera)  Download

Key Papers

Álvarez, H. G., and G. Zapata-Ríos. 2021. Do social factors influence perceptions of the jaguar Panthera onca in Ecuador? Oryx:1-8.  Download

Amit, R., and S. K. Jacobson. 2017. Understanding rancher coexistence with jaguars and pumas: a typology for conservation practice. Biodiversity and Conservation 26:1353-1374.  External resource


Amit, R., and S. K. Jacobson. 2018. Participatory development of incentives to coexist with jaguars and pumas. Conservation Biology.  External resource


Arias, M., A. Hinsley, P. Nogales-Ascarrunz, P. J. Carvajal-Bacarreza, N. Negroes, J. A. Glikman, and E. J. Milner-Gulland. 2021. Complex interactions between commercial and noncommercial drivers of illegal trade for a threatened felid. Animal Conservation.  Download

Balbuena-Serrano, Á., M. M. Zarco-González, O. Monroy-Vilchis, R. G. Morato, and R. C. De Paula. 2021. Hotspots of livestock depredation by pumas and jaguars in Brazil: a biome-scale analysis. Animal Conservation 24:181-193.  External resource

Ballejo, F., P. Plaza, A. di Virgilio, M. Lucherini, P. Gáspero, M. M. Guerisoli, A. Novaro, M. Funes, and S. A. Lambertucci. 2022. Unravelling negative interactions between humans, mammalian carnivores and raptors in South America. Ecología Austral.   Download

Bombieri, G., V. Penteriani, K. Almasieh, H. Ambarlı, M. R. Ashrafzadeh, C. S. Das, N. Dharaiya, R. Hoogesteijn, A. Hoogesteijn, D. Ikanda, W. Jędrzejewski, M. Kaboli, A. Kirilyuk, A. K. Jangid, R. K. Sharma, H. Kushnir, B. R. Lamichhane, A. Mohammadi, O. Monroy-Vilchis, J. M. Mukeka, I. Nikolaev, O. Ohrens, C. Packer, P. Pedrini, S. Ratnayeke, I. Seryodkin, T. Sharp, H. S. Palei, T. Smith, A. Subedi, F. Tortato, K. Yamazaki, and M. d. M. Delgado. 2023. A worldwide perspective on large carnivore attacks on humans. PLOS Biology 21:e3001946.   Download

Boulhosa, R. L. P., and F. C. C. Azevedo. 2014. Perceptions of ranchers towards livestock predation by large felids in the Brazilian Pantanal. Wildlife Research 41:356-365.  External resource


Carvalho, E. A. R., M. M. Zarco-Gonzalez, O. Monroy-Vilchis, and R. G. Morato. 2015. Modeling the risk of livestock depredation by jaguar along the Transamazon highway, Brazil. Basic and Applied Ecology 16:413-419.  External resource


Connolly, E., and H. Nelson. 2023. Jaguars in the borderlands: multinatural conservation for coexistence in the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Conservation Science 4.   Download

Corcoran, W., and B. Fisher. 2021. Life with big cats: local perceptions of big cat species. Animal Conservation.  External resource

Cummings, A. R. 2021. An exploratory analysis of stakeholders and their influence on human–jaguar conflict in Guyana. Human Dimensions of Wildlife:1-9.  External resource

de la Torre, J. A., G. Camacho, P. Arroyo-Gerala, I. Cassaigne, M. Rivero, and A. Campos-Arceiz. 2021. A cost-effective approach to mitigate conflict between ranchers and large predators: a case study with jaguars in the Mayan Forest. Biological Conservation 256:109066.  External resource

Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, A. J. Bath, and S. Marchini. 2016. Predicting acceptability of jaguars and pumas in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 21:427-444.  External resource


Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, A. J. Bath, and S. Marchini. 2017. Attitudes toward jaguars and pumas and the acceptability of killing big cats in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: an application of the Potential for Conflict Index2. Ambio 46:604-612.  External resource


Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, S. Marchini, and A. J. Bath. 2017. Knowledge about big cats matters: insights for conservationists and managers. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41:398-404.  External resource


Ferraz, K. M. P. M. d. B., S. Marchini, J. A. Bogoni, R. M. Paolino, M. Landis, R. Fusco-Costa, M. Magioli, L. P. Munhoes, B. H. Saranholi, Y. G. G. Ribeiro, J. A. d. Domini, G. S. Magezi, J. C. Z. Gebin, H. Ermenegildo, P. M. Galetti Junior, M. Galetti, A. Zimmermann, and A. G. Chiarello. 2022. Best of both worlds: combining ecological and social research to inform conservation decisions in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot. Journal for Nature Conservation 66:126146.  External resource

Fletcher, R., and S. Toncheva. 2021. The political economy of human-wildlife conflict and coexistence. Biological Conservation 260:109216.  Download

Holland, K. K., L. R. Larson, and R. B. Powell. 2018. Characterizing conflict between humans and big cats Panthera spp: a systematic review of research trends and management opportunities. Plos One 13:e0203877.  Download


Inskip, C., and A. Zimmermann. 2009. Human-felid conflict: a review of patterns and priorities worldwide. Oryx 43:18-34.  External resource


Khorozyan, I., A. Ghoddousi, M. Soofi, and M. Waltert. 2015. Big cats kill more livestock when wild prey reaches a minimum threshold. Biological Conservation 192:268-275.  External resource


Marchini, S., and P. G. Crawshaw. 2015. Human–wildlife conflicts in Brazil: a fast-growing issue. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 20:323-328.  External resource


Marchini, S., K. M. P. M. B. Ferraz, V. Foster, T. Reginato, A. Kotz, Y. Barros, A. Zimmermann, and D. W. Macdonald. 2021. Planning for human-wildlife coexistence: conceptual framework, workshop process, and a model for transdisciplinary collaboration. Frontiers in Conservation Science 2.  Download

Marchini, S., and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Predicting ranchers' intention to kill jaguars: case studies in Amazonia and Pantanal. Biological Conservation 147:213-221.  External resource


Marchini, S., and D. W. Macdonald. 2018. Mind over matter: perceptions behind the impact of jaguars on human livelihoods. Biological Conservation 224:230-237.  External resource


Michalski, F., R. L. P. Boulhosa, A. Faria, and C. A. Peres. 2006. Human-wildlife conflicts in a fragmented Amazonian forest landscape: determinants of large felid depredation on livestock. Animal Conservation 9:179-188.  Download


Palmeira, F. B. L., P. G. Craivshaw, C. M. Haddad, K. Ferraz, and L. M. Verdad. 2008. Cattle depredation by puma (Puma concolor) and jaguar (Panthera onca) in central-western Brazil. Biological Conservation 141:118-125.  External resource


Pinto-Marroquin, M., C. Castaño-Uribe, J. Pérez-Torres, J. F. Aristizabal, D. Santos-Fita, A. Ramos Chaparro, and J. C. Serio-Silva. 2022. Potential conflict as an opportunity for coexistence: cosmovision and attitudes of Arhuaco people towards jaguars. Ethnobiology and Conservation 11.   Download

Porfirio, G., Sarmento, P., Leal, S. and Fonseca, C. 2016. How is the jaguar Panthera onca perceived by local communities along the Paraguai River in the Brazilian Pantanal? Oryx 50:163-168.  External resource


Soto-Shoender, J. R., and M. B. Main. 2013. Differences in stakeholder perceptions of the jaguar Panthera onca and puma Puma concolor in the tropical lowlands of Guatemala. Oryx 47:109-112.  External resource


Tortato, F. R., T. J. Izzo, R. Hoogesteijn, and C. A. Peres. 2017. The numbers of the beast: valuation of jaguar (Panthera onca) tourism and cattle depredation in the Brazilian Pantanal. Global Ecology and Conservation 11:106-114.  Download


Tortato, F. R., V. M. G. Layme, P. G. Crawshaw, and T. J. Izzo. 2015. The impact of herd composition and foraging area on livestock predation by big cats in the Pantanal of Brazil. Animal Conservation 18:539-547.  External resource


Zanin, M., R. Sollmann, N. Torres, M. Furtado, A. Jacomo, L. Silveira, and P. Marco. 2015. Landscapes attributes and their consequences on jaguar Panthera onca and cattle depredation occurrence. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61:529-537.  External resource


Zarco-Gonzalez, M. M., and O. Monroy-Vilchis. 2014. Effectiveness of low-cost deterrents in decreasing livestock predation by felids: a case in Central Mexico. Animal Conservation 17:371-378.  External resource


Zarco-Gonzalez, M. M., O. Monroy-Vilchis, and J. Alaniz. 2013. Spatial model of livestock predation by jaguar and puma in Mexico: conservation planning. Biological Conservation 159:80-87.  External resource


Zimmermann, A., P. Johnson, A. E. de Barros, C. Inskip, R. Amit, E. C. Soto, C. A. Lopez-Gonzalez, C. Sillero-Zubiri, R. de Paula, S. Marchini, J. Soto-Shoender, P. G. Perovic, S. Earle, C. J. Quiroga-Pacheco, and D. W. Macdonald. 2021. Every case is different: cautionary insights about generalisations in human-wildlife conflict from a range-wide study of people and jaguars. Biological Conservation 260:109185.  External resource

Zimmermann, A., M. J. Walpole, and N. Leader-Williams. 2005. Cattle ranchers' attitudes to conflicts with jaguar Panthera onca in the Pantanal of Brazil. Oryx 39:406-412.  External resource

Books and book chapters

Castaño-Uribe, C., C. A. Lasso, R. Hoogesteijn, A. Diaz-Pulido, and E. Payán. 2016. II. Conflictos entre felinos y humanos en América Latina. Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (IAvH), Bogotá, D. C., Colombia.  Download


Cavalcanti, S., S. Marchini, A. Zimmermann, E. M. Gese, and D. W. Macdonald. 2010. Jaguars, livestock and people in Brazil: reality and perceptions behind the D. W. Macdonald and A. J. Loveridge, editors. Biology and conservation of wild felids. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.  External resource


Marchini, S. 2014. Who’s in conflict with whom? Human dimensions of the conflicts involving wildlife. Pages 189-209 in L. M. Verdade, M. C. Lyra-Jorge, and C. I. Piña, editors. Applied ecology and human dimensions in biological conservation. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.  External resource


Rabinowitz, A. 2005. Jaguars and livestock: living with the world's third largest cat. Pages 278-285 in A. Rabinowitz, R. Woodroffe, and S. Thirgood, editors. People and wildlife, conflict or co-existence? Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.  External resource


Zimmermann, A., N. Baker, C. Inskip, J. D. C. Linnell, S. Marchini, J. Odden, G. Rasmussen, and A. Treves. 2009. Contemporary views of human–carnivore conflicts on wild rangelands. Pages 129-151 in J. T. du Toit, R. Kock, and J. C. Deutsch, editors. Wild rangelands. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.  External resource


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