By Richard Mann
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A black jaguar cub was rescued on Thursday, June 13th, in the municipality of Paranaíta, 849 km from Mato Grosso's state capital Cuiabá. According to the team of the State Secretary of Environment (SEMA), who conducted the rescue, the three-month-old cub is a male, was found without his mother and very feeble.
The animal is known as a black jaguar or black panther. The emergence of the black panther is a cause for celebration among biologists throughout Brazil. According to the researchers, the species is endangered.
The jaguar has . . .