By Rocio Ponce-Reyes, University of Queensland

The chances of being roared at by a jaguar in a Mexican cloud forest are already low, but that is precisely what happened to me during a recent fieldwork expedition. I was very lucky to see a jaguar close up: such species are under extreme peril due to the risk that climate change poses to their habitat.

Read how this is also relevant to Australia in the full article at the Conversation.