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#333962 - 04/21/09 05:00 AM Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris
Marty Offline

North Ambergris Caye is known to have an array of flora and fauna and back in the good old days most of the hunting was done up north, you could always catch deer’s and other game meat in the area and of course many have said that they have spotted a few jaguars and other animals in North Ambergris.

And on Tuesday, April 14, at about 6:30 a.m. a beautiful ocelot was found dead on the road side on North Ambergris between Belize Legacy Resort and Blue Reef. The animal had no signs of being knocked down by a vehicle or that it had been shot. According to Mr. Kevin Gonzalez, the animal seemed to have been electrocuted as it was found near an electrical cable.

The matter was reported to the Belize Electricity Limited and according to Mr. Leroy Matura of BEL branch in San Pedro, they visited the area and found that an earth wire was exposed and needed to be repaired. The team immediately removed the wire so as to prevent any mishap to passersby.

Mr. Gonzalez contacted the Department of Forestry and was given order to bury the ocelot that measured 44 inches in length.

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#333968 - 04/21/09 05:32 AM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Marty]
Gela Offline
Such a beautiful creature and so sad.
Gela's AC Motto: "All Roads Used to Lead to BC's" frown

#334027 - 04/21/09 05:16 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Gela]
papashine Offline
Curiosity, people say, killed the kitty cat, one fine day.
Reality..What a concept!

#334034 - 04/21/09 05:40 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: papashine]
Renee-md Offline
It is always a ahsme when a beautiful creature has to die. Thank goodness it wasn't a person. Never knew AC had ocelots.

#334036 - 04/21/09 05:44 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Renee-md]
Amanda Syme Offline
We also have Margay and Jaguar, foxes, deer, wild pigs, squirrels, racoons - that I can remember off the top of my head...

#334075 - 04/21/09 08:30 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Amanda Syme]
Renee-md Offline
Amanda, that is so amazing. I guess they all live up on the Preserver on Bachelor Chica.

#334078 - 04/21/09 08:33 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Renee-md]
skippy Offline
Such a sad thing. It's so beautiful. But sorta cool to know they are there.
I hope that someday we can put aside our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.

#334099 - 04/21/09 11:37 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: skippy]
Cybercayecaulker.com Offline
Ocelots are gorgeous little jaguar looking cats. The zoo has one of them. Its amazing that there are on North Ambergris Caye.
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#334103 - 04/21/09 11:54 PM Re: Wild Cat Electrocuted in North Ambergris [Re: Cybercayecaulker.com]
SP Daily Offline
They don't need passports to cross over from Mexico.


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