Wildfires have destroyed more than one-fifth of the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland, in Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
Volunteers at the NGO, the NEX Institute, have been rescuing injured jaguars from the Pantanal and rehabilitating them with an experimental stem cell treatment.
Stem cells have generated excitement in the scientific community for their potential to help both people and animals heal quickly, but it remains unclear if the treatments actually work.
Deep in the Brazilian wetlands, a jaguar named Amanaci was recently rescued from raging fires in the Pantanal — the world’s largest wetland.
She’s undergoing an experimental stem cell treatment after surviving the deadly wildfires blazing through the wetlands since July.
She was rescued by volunteers from the NEX Institute in