Fires in Brazil’s Pantanal Wetland Threaten World’s Largest Jaguar Sanctuary

Located in the Midwest region, the Pantanal is a plain with 80 percent of its area flooded in the rainy season and is considered a sanctuary where an extremely rich fauna is still preserved.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fires that ravage the Pantanal, the largest wetland on the planet, are threatening a natural reserve known to shelter the largest population of jaguars in the world, alert the authorities of the state of Mato Grosso.

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