Once a month we sit down with an expert to exchange ideas, discover new aspects or imagine the natural world that we may not see every day in the Park, but we know it´s out there, undisturbed, in its wildlife. We share these working notes to educate ourselves on a particular topic thanks to the expert point of view of our guests.
We call it the Experts Blog.

When research becomes protection: Yaguareté Project

By Iguazú Argentina
9 de November 2019 • Por Iguazú Argentina

In the Iguazu Falls National Park live different species of native fauna, among them the Yaguareté (Panthera onca) that is one of the five species of felids of the American continent. It is the third largest in the world, after the tiger (Panthera tigris) and the lion (Panthera leo). The yaguareté, whose name in Guaraní means “the true beast”, is an endangered species and one of the Natural Monuments of Argentina, protected by its great value for the ecosystem.

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