NEX – Jaguar project

Jul 28, 15 • ExcursionsNo Comments

NEX- No extinction  is a NGO dedicated to the defense and preservation of wild cats threatened by extinction.

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The Fazenda Preto Velho where this project is settled, is located about 80 km outside Brasília.

We leave at 9 a.m. (from a meeting point, sharing cars) and return around 5 p.m.

Program:

– 9.30 a.m. Welcome coffee with explications to the project’s dedication and work

– tour through the huge area guided by Rogerio who presents each wild cat and tells us its story behind

– free time for a refreshing bath at a nearby waterfall within the fazenda’s territory, for relaxing in one of the hammocks or for visiting the araras’ area

– lunch prepared by the social project “Onças ajudando gente” (“Wild cats helping people”), from the neighbour village Aparecida de Loiola, and its cook Patricia.

– show time!! The tutors feed the animals demonstrating the brutal change of behaviour of the wild cats while being feeded. Great experience!

– snack and time for exchanging experiences and asking more questions.

– T-Shirts and other souvenirs can be purchased, the net profit of the sales also helps to finance this project.

– 3.30 p.m. end of visit

 

Tickets (cash only):

Adults – R$ 100,00

Children – R$ 50,00 (6 to 10)

Children below 5 years of age are free

 

General conditions & remarks:

– reservations with HOM-ing (by e-mail to marion@hom-ing.me indicating complete names and age of participants)

– for groups, the minimum number of participants is 15 (max. 40); single persons may be included in other groups (ask us for dates and availability)

– latest booking and final confirmation by the fazenda will be 4 days before date

– the tickets have to be paid in cash

– drinks are not included in the price, except one caipirinha / person served as a welcome cocktail

– pets are not allowed

– 4×4 wheels cars are not necessary, – although it is recommended not to use a car of low wheel-base

 

 

 

 

 

 

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