The project is not only intended to help the animals, but also to encourage the local local population of the Atlantic rain-forest to rethink their situation. Similar to former whale hunters, who are now offering sustainable "whale watching tours", we would like to encourage local people to preserve and protect the beauty of their natural environment rather than destroying it with poaching and deforestation. Animal protection and sustainable Eco-tourism instead of poaching - to the benefit of humans and animals!
Shortly after their arrival in Iporanga in 2011, local authorities and the population brought to the new veterinarians from Switzerland injured wild animals that they had found, had captured from poachers or had freed from traps.Read More
This young tiger cat (a highly endangered species) was entrusted to us by the staff of the nature reserve PETAR .Read More
A friend brought us these kittens. He found them on the side of the road, next to their dead mother, run over by a car.Read More
Village children brought us this bird. He was suffering from pneumonia and enteritis, had a corneal ulcer on his left eye and had neurological disorders.Read More
Our volunteer program for students from all over the world was developed by Imram and Marlene, two young employees of Reserva Betary.Read More