For the small neighbouring island Ilho do Papagaio, Keler Lucas had been informed of the existence of undocumented rock art, so he and Hefner Urice visited the island at this time. A significant petroglyph was rediscovered in a cave. Keler has named it 'God's Eye'. Also what appear to be carved footprints and arrows were found outside the cave.
Although Keler Lucas has managed after many years to persuade the Brazilian Government to declare Santa Catarina Island a National Heritage Park the petroglyphs are still subject to intentional and unintentional destruction by tourists. Not until the island becomes a guided sancturary will the rock art be protected and preserved.
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