Male jaguar captured in Emas National Park, Goiás state, in February 2009

This adult male jaguar weighing 104 kg was captured in February 2009 in Emas National Park with the aid of the tracking hounds of the Jaguaretê Kennel. As part of the Long Term Jaguar Population Monitoring Program of the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada in the region of Emas National Park and surroundings, the animal was anaesthetized for collection of biological material and to be fitted with a GPS collar.