Sunsets and Anacondas: The Brazilian Pantanal

The Pantanal is one of the best places in the world to see wildlife and extreme biodiversity. We saw over 100 different species of birds and many other reptiles and mammals. Below is a slideshow with some selected photos as well as the list of animals we saw and could identify.

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Birds and animals we saw:
Giant anteater
Lesser anteater
Greater bulldog bat
Ring tailed coati
Pantanal deer
Red broker deer
Crab eating fox
Onça (jaguar)
Brown capuchin monkey
Howler monkey (female and male)
Common river otter
Giant river otter

Chestnut eared aracari
Uncolored blackbird
Shiny blackbird
Yellow rumKet Cacique
Solitary cacique
Southern caracara
Yellow-beaked cardinal
Red-crested cardinal
Arancuã / Chaco chachalaca
Bare faced Curassow
Black capped donacobius
Long-tailed ground Dove
Whistling ducks
Great egret
Snowy egret
Cattle Egret
Purple gallinule
Red throated piping guan
Chestnut-colored guan
Gira cuckoo
Roadside hawk
Black colored hawk
Great black hawk
Night hawk
Savanna hawk
Capped heron
Cocoi heron
Striated heron
Whistling heron
Black crowned heron
Little blue heron
Tiger heron
Boat-billed night heron
Pale legged hornero
Glittering-bellies emerald hummingbird
Bare-faced ibis
Wattled Jacana
Ringed kingfisher
Amazon kingfisher
Snail kite
Pied lapwing
Southern Lapwing
Blue Hyacinth macaw
Black fronted nunbird
Monk parakeet
Green parrot
Greater Rhea
Southern screamer
Rustic colored seedeater
Red-legged seriema
Black skimmer
Roseate Spoonbill
Maguari stork
Jabiru stork
White winged swallow
Southern rough-winged swallow
Yellow-billed tern
Ruffled-belly thrush
Sufacura Troggle
Cattle tyrant
White headed marsh-tyrant
American Wood stork
Lesser yellow-headed vulture
Black vulture
Red-headed vulture
Lineated woodpecker
Green barred woodpecker
Narrow-billed wood creeper
Thrush-like Wren
Smoothed bill ani
Thorn bird

Jacaré (cayman)
Yellow anaconda (sucuri)
Bothrops moojeni
Water snake
Green iguana
Milk tree frog