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El Jefe, one of the few wild jaguars in the United States, was photographed in Arizona's Santa Rita Mountains.

After a years-long battle to protect the designation of stretches of the southwest as a protected habitat for the jaguar, a federal judge has ruled that the New Mexico land should no longer be protected for the largest New World cat. Read more»

Amy Winslow, 7, accidentally swallowed several high-powered magnets in December 2019 that had to be surgically removed. On the left, Amy Winlsow recovering, and on the right are the remaining magnets.

Over the past decade, thousands of children have been treated at emergency rooms after swallowing high-powered magnets, according to Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates. Parents and doctors reported cases of children who were hospitalized with injuries such as perforated intestines and bowels. At least two children in the U.S. have died. Read more»

El Jefe, one of the few wild jaguars in the United States.

In 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated 764,207 acres of land in Arizona and the southwest corner of New Mexico as critical habitat for a jaguar population concentrated 130 miles south in Mexico, but the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau argued before the 10th Circuit last Wednesday that land designated in the state for the predators isn’t essential to their conservation. Read more»