The results could indicate populations of more typical prey in southern Mexico are shrinking.
Keeping landscapes connected can help protect wild animals and plants. In the US Southwest, border wall construction is closing off corridors that jaguars and other at-risk species use.
One in 200 jaguars are likely to be affected by dams, versus one in five tigers.
Coyotes, whose range is expanding, are now at the doorstep of South America.
Three researchers studied the “crop raiders” of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.