Usiminas Biodiversity Center Expands Wildlife Conservation Activities
OREANDA-NEWS. February 17, 2012.
A benchmark in rescue and recovery of animals captured by Ibama, the Center has built two new spaces for hosting 26 capybaras and 32 peccaries, adding to the population of another 600 animals.
In addition to Ibama, the
The Center has also a seedling nursery and native forest areas. It hosts the Usiminas Xerimbabo Project, an environmental initiative that started 27 years ago. Its 247-hectare area includes planted forests with native species and exotic remnants. It is located in the