Mato Grosso, Brazil




Pixaim River




Yacare caimen (Caiman yacare)




black-collared hawk (Busarellus nigricollis)








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