The Pantanal is the worlds largest wetland and is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The name jaguar is rooted form the Tupi-Guarani word jaguar, which means "he who kills with one leap."
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The Pantanal is the show case location for Brazilian wildlife safaris. Though the Amazon is know for its breathtaking diversity, the Pantanal is truly the best location in the Americas for wildlife viewing. Do to its mosaic vegetation, the Pantanal allows you to capture the wildlife safari experience you have always been looking for. Plus, the Pantanal is one of the only genuine locations where jaguar wildlife viewing is possible. During the dry season, we offer our guests the highest chances of seeing a jaguar in its natural habitat
The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the largest cat native to the Americas and the third largest cat in the world, after their lion and tiger cousins. Being the only living representative of the genus Panthera found in the New World, they once roamed from the southern tip of Argentina to the U.S.-Mexico border. Today they are listed as near threatened by the IUCN and large numbers on are only found in remote regions of South and Central America. The Pantanal holds the densest population of jaguars, estimating between 4,000-7,000 jaguars in the Pantanal alone.
The state of Mato Grosso is a special place;
Because of its location, it contains three of Brazil's most beautiful and bioligically deverse biomes-Pantanal, Cerrado, and Amazon, make home to some of Brazilian most iconic species