Brazil: A land of superlatives. Home to the massive wetlands of the Pantanal, the labyrinth of the Amazon, stunning beaches, bustling cities, and so much more. Search for Jaguar lurking in the shadows, Brazilian Tapir, Maned Wolf, Giant Anteater, and Giant Otter; Harpy Eagle, Greater Rhea, Hyacinth Macaw, Toco Toucan, and Helmeted Manakin. Wow!
Brazil’s Pantanal Jaguars! And More…July 15 - 24, 2017
About 2% of the vast waterways, varied habitats, and distinctive animals of the Pantanal comprise a World Heritage Site, designated the “Pantanal Conservation Area” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This vast wetland ecosystem is unique in the world.
The World Wildlife Fund
View a six-minute video by The World Wildlife Fund about current and potential impacts and successful sustainable production projects in the Pantanal.
Additional Conservation Work
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), Institute for Ecological Research (IPE), and Baia das Pedras support the Giant Armadillo Conservation Project, a multi-year study investigating the ecology, biology, and ecosystem services provided by this elusive species, resulting in significant grassroots conservation achievements.
Private reserves are key to the region’s future.