Mato Grosso, Brazil

 

 

 

Pixaim River

 

 

 

Yacare caimen (Caiman yacare)

 

 

 

black-collared hawk (Busarellus nigricollis)

 

 

 

countryside

 

 

 

rufous-tailed jacamar (Glabula ruficuada)

 

 

 

Well fed birds at Mato Grosso Hotel

 

 

 

Another resident of the hotel: Brazilian red tarantula (Nhandu carapoensis)

 

 

 

Jabiru storks (Jabiru mycteria) visiting the hotel

 

 

 

a nightime visitor to the hotel: crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous)

 

 

 

View from Trans-Pantanal highway

 

 

 

Caiman congregation along pool near Trans-Pantanal

 

 

 

tufted capuchin monkey (genus Cebus)

 

 

 

tufted capuchin monkey (genus Cebus)

 

 

 

Amazon kingfishers (Chloroceryle amazona)

 

 

 

Another Yacare caiman

 

 

 

And another caiman

 

 

 

common tegu lizard (Tupinambis teguixin)

 

 

 

Brief glimpse of a giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

 

 

 

"With God as my witness, I will never deliver another baby again"

 

 

 

northern crested caracara (Caracara cheriway)

 

 

 

capybara (Hydrocoerus hydrocaeris) near Pixaim River

 

 

 

Sunrise over the Pantanal