First Jaguars, Now Pumas… Groundbreaking work with Oncafari

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NTOTA makes its annual contribution to the work of Oncafari.  This year we are even more excited than usual as our donation feels extra special.

Here is a note explaining the difference we are making, from Oncafari founder, Mario Haberfeld:

“Cacau is a puma that spent five years in an 8 square meters enclosure at CRAS (A Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center). Moved by the situation that Cacau was in, Onçafari with the support of NTOTA, decided to try to give her a second chance: To be Free again. As she met all the prerequisites for the first steps of the re-wilding process, we brought her to our re-wilding center in the Pantanal to start leading her to a new life in the wild.

With NTOTA’s help, we will have the necessary resources for the entire process, from now until the moment when Cacau is released and beyond: anesthetics for captures and exams, protein-rich food while she does not hunt live prey, all the necessary staff, camera traps and, of course, a radio-collar with GPS so we can monitor her post-release.

Despite having re-wilded 4 Jaguars already, this is the first time Onçafari attempts to re-wild a Puma. We are excited by this new challenge and grateful for NTOTA’s help in this process.”

NTOTA is proud to be a supporter of Oncafari’s groundbreaking efforts.

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