DIFFERENT JAGUARS OF SAN MIGUELITO JAGUAR RESERVE
|Amazing sighting of a Jaguar sleeping during an afternoon boat safari at the incredible San Miguelito Jaguar Reserve|
San Miguelito Jaguar Reserve is a private property locted just 3.5 hours from the City of Santa Cruz. This reserve was studied in conjunction with Kaa Iya National Park and the results were incredible, this reserve has 11 Jaguars per 100km making it some of the highest densities of Jaguars found anywhere in the world.
In addition to Jaguars this reserve also is home to thriving populations of Puma, Tapirs, Ocelots, Giant Anteaters, Capybara and a huge assortment of birds , amphibians and reptiles of which include the impressive Green Anaconda.
This Reserve is now part of the RUTA DE JAGUAR, and is a conservation project which has been started between the properties owner and local tour operator Nicks Adventures Bolivia with the aim of compensating Ranchers for Cattle Losses caused by Pumas and Jaguars
. In the past many Jaguars were killed here, however since the project has started there have been no Jaguars or Pumas killed on this property.
To monitor the wildlife here, camera traps have been set up around the property and here are some of the best images which have been recorded.
|As part of the tour, tourists get to check and help set up camera traps on the property|