On April 25, 1948, page eight of the Corpus Christi Caller Times unceremoniously reported the killing of a large jaguar on a farm near Kingsville.
Posts published in “jaguar”
Because of an article by Steve Sinclair entitled "The last jaguar" in the Brownsville Herald in 2008, the 1946 Rio Grande Valley jaguar is the Texas jaguar most people are familiar with.
The Ozona jaguar is one of the least reported on Jaguar encounters in the 20th century, but I have found mention in a couple of papers.
The Goldthwaite jaguar is one of the most northerly and well known jaguars in Texas history.
An unflattering tale about Joseph Magoffin, the fourth mayor of El Paso, and his encounter with two jaguars on the Nueces River.
This report of an “ocelot” from the Statesman seems to be a case of mistaken identity.
There is a small note in the "Biological Survey of Texas" about jaguars near the mouth of the Pecos that I thought should be included here.
An interesting story about a large jaguar that was shot in San Pedro Park by the park manager.
One of the jaguars referred to by Vernon Bailey in his "Biological Survey of Texas" was reported killed on the Like Oak Peninsula in 1858.