Gabriel is the biologist of the Giant Armadillo Conservation Program in Brazil, where he works to help establish the first long-term ecological study of giant armadillos as well as other species of Xenarthra in the Brazilian Pantanal. Gabriel currently leads the coordination the Pantanal Program through experience acquire over the years in capture, monitoring, environmental education and communication with local communities. Worked as a tourist guide in the Pantanal for two years awakened his interest for the place, culture, beautiful natural and the research. Gabriel grew up in a family of biologists and since he was a child had respect and admiration for the environment. Gabriel studied biology in the Federal University in Brazil and decided to follow a carrier in wildlife conservation after seeing the rare giant armadillo in the nature for the first time in 2012. Since then he has helped to make this specie as ambassadors for biodiversity.