Mammal Profiles

Many of the mammals in the Chiquibul Forest are subject to poaching for bushmeat or illegal wildlife trade. Below are the profiles of the most commonly poached mammals in the Chiquibul.

Jaguarjaguar_lookingWildlife Bits12 Agouti*Agouti_ Central American Spider Monkey 
Mexican Black Howler MonkeyHowler White-tailed Deer
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 Red Brocket DeerWildlife Bits6
 Collared Peccary*
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White-lipped PeccaryScreen Shot 2014-07-18 at 11.54.58 AM Wildlife Bits7  Baird’s TapirTapirWildlife Bits10

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*Photo Credits:
Agouti: “Agouti ” by brian.gratwicke – Agouti. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agouti_.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Agouti_.jpg
Collared Peccary: By SuperJew (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons