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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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Two Jaguars, Pantanal, Brazil

Valquiria Cabral

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  • Brazil

Valquiria Cabral is one of the lead researchers from The Oncafari Project in the Cerrado. She was a trainee at the wild animal rehabilitation centre in Campo Grande from 2013 before going onto work as a wildlife safari ranger at Caiman Ecological Refuge for two years.

She is currently part of Oncafari’s team at Pousada Trijunção in the Brazilian Cerrado, responsible for monitoring and habituating the resident maned wolves.

Pantanal, Brazil
Pantanal, Brazil

Brazil – Jaguars and Maned Wolf Conservation

Travel across two vastly different ecosystems to go in search of Brazil’s most iconic big cat, the jaguar and its most endangered canid, the maned wolf. Accompanied by expert naturalist guides, gain an in-depth insight into this fascinating wilderness and have the chance to see South America’s most iconic animal, the ever-elusive jaguar as well as maned wolf.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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