The jaguar was the species chosen as a symbol of the Brazilian delegation. In Manaus, after being displayed in the parade of the Olympic torch, he ran and finished dead.
December 7, 2021
The Federal Prosecutor's Office wants harsher penalties for a gang that killed big cats in the state of Acre. No one has been arrested. In the Amazon, human action kills or displaces about 350 jaguars every year.
March 10, 2022
Scientists and residents of the Serra do Divisor National Park fear impacts of development on the unique biodiversity of the area between Brazil’s Acre state and Peru
June 11, 2014
Giant spiders, poisonous snakes and mosquitoes that transmit malaria are found in the Amazon. The region also has one of the largest varieties of insects in the world.