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Jaguar Reintroduction in the Amazon

$29,435 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 81 people in 7 months
SAVING JAGUARS 

Our aim is to replicate the successful Jaguar reintroduction process done by our team in the Pantanal back in June 2016, this time in the Amazon rainforest.

That was the only time in history when Jaguar cubs where successfully reintroduced into the wild. The project was extensively documented by various medias including the BBC, NatGeo Wild as well as various newspapers, websites and magazines.

We aim to prove that the technique developed by Onçafari and Cenap/ICMBio can be replicated in other ecosystems.

If we are also successful in this attempt in the Amazon this technique could be applied to save Jaguars elsewhere in Brazil, like the Atlantic Forest for example, where Jaguars are bordering extinction.

It could also potentially be applied in other countries and even with other big cats of the Panthera genus.

Our team is taking care of two orphan female Jaguars that have been found near the area where we plan to reintroduce them. They were less than two month old when they where found and would surely have not survived if we had not rescued them. It is unclear what happened to their mother but it is very likely she has been illegally hunted.


We are in the early stages of building a 110,000 square feet enclosure in the Amazon where the two sisters will go through the same process that was proven successful in the Pantanal. For about a year we will teach them how to hunt and how to become wild again, to the point where they can be released back into the wild.

We need your help to be able to finish the construction of the enclosure.


This project means a lot to all involved and it will be a huge step towards the conservation of the species. We are hoping to save the lives of these two Jaguars and give back their freedom.

We are counting on you to help us finish the construction as soon as possible so that we can start the "training" process.

Thank you for joining this campaign, for sharing it with others, for your contribution and for giving Jaguars a brighter future.
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Dear Friends,
Both Jaguar cubs arrived at the purposely built enclosure just over a month ago. They already are well adapted to their new surroundings. A huge enclosure and with lots of native vegetation.
They are in the process of learning how to hunt and fend for themselves. They are starting to roar and are interacting a lot with each other.
They are strong and healthy but still require a lot of attention from our team.
Thank you all for your kind contributions and please help us reach our target so that we can successfully reintroduce them back into the wild.
All the best
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Dear friends,
Your support has been amazing, many thanks.
Construction of the enclosure continues to go from strength to strength.
Please find bellow a photo the construction as well as a photo showing how the habitat looks inside the enclosure.
Thanks again and please keep sharing our campaign with friends and family,
Mario

PS: please don't forget to include this link:
www.gofundme.com/oncafari
15 Feet high enclosure fence going up.
Habitat inside the enclosure.
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Dear Friends,

I just want to thank everybody for such a positive feedback in this initial stage of or crowdfunding campaign.

The construction of the enclosure has started and is going very well. (Please find photo bellow).

Thank you very much once again and please keep sharing our campaign with your friends.
Don't forget to include the link bellow:

www.gofundme.com/oncafari

All the best,
Mario
Beginning of enclosure construction
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$29,435 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 81 people in 7 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Sustentare Inc
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