Jaguar kills gold miner in Guyana jungle

GEORGETOWN, Guyana A police statement says fellow miners found 43-year-old Kurt Rodrigues after the mauling. He died while en route to a hospital.

Rupununi Region vice chairwoman Claire Singh said Tuesday it's unusual for jaguars to attack people.

But Guyanese cattle and poultry farmers often complain that jaguars and ocelots maul their livestock.

Monday's attack occurred around dawn near the Marudi mountains in the South American country's southwest, near Brazil.

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