Panther (Panthera pardus, Panthera onca ) - The Panther is not a distinct species itself but is the general name used to refer to any black coloured feline of the Big Cat family, most notably Leopards and Jaguars. The Panther is an elusive and powerful animal that has adapted well to a variety of habitats around the world, and is known to be one of the strongest climbers of all felines.
The name Onçafari is a clever play on words. In portuguese the word 'Onca' means Jaguar. In Africa 'safari' means 'to journey' and is used in reference to travel with the intention of viewing animals. Onçafari is thus the Brazilian equivalent