Brazil

Animal of the Week: Giant Otter

giant otter
Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) Great place to see the giant otter: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php The noisiest in the otter family, the giant otter is a peaceful but territorial and social species. It lives mostly in Pantanal and along the Amazon
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What Makes the Pantanal as Amazing as the Amazon?

Jaguar stalking in the Pantanal
The rich wetlands of the Pantanal make photography as unique an experience as the Amazon. Here’s why.   1. Vast and diverse wildlife The Pantanal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains the highest concentration of wildlife in South America. About 300 mammals, 480 reptiles, 400 fish and 1000 birds
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The ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal

Toco toucan, Pantanal
In the untamed realms of wilderness in the Pantanal, wildlife thrives in all its grandeur and diversity. We bring you a list of the top dozen animals. Here’s the ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal! 12. Red-and-green macaw     The red-and-green macaw is a mostly-red macaw that can attain a
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Six Facts You May Not Know About the Jaguar

Jaguar in the Pantanal
Big, beautiful and deadly, the jaguar is an embodiment of elusive charisma. And here are six of its stellar attributes you must know. 1. A big male jaguar can weigh as much as a lioness! The jaguar is the world’s third largest big cat, weighing in behind only the tiger and the lion. It is also the […]
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Animal of the Week: Jaguar

Jaguar
Jaguar (Panthera onca) Great place to see it: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php Jaguar. The world’s third largest feline (after the tiger and the lion) with a giant, robust skull, the big cat that’s a skilled tree-climber and is adept at and also enjoys
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Animal of the Week: Giant Anteater

Giant anteater
Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) Great place to see the giant anteater: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php This unusually charming terrestrial creature mainly inhabits the forests and savannas of South America. This solitary mammal, with its
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