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10 Brazilian birds that all nature lovers should know

November 21, 2012

Brazil is home to over 1,800 species of birds. This is just an (amazing) sample:
1 – João de Barro
João-de-barro (mud …

Brazilian caterpillars

March 9, 2012

Previously you have seen here a round-up of Brazilian butterflies. Now, it is time to check them in the earlier …

Birdwatching in Brazil

January 3, 2012

Brazil has around 1800 bird species, 20% of the world total, and many of them unique to the country. Despite …

Brazilian monkeys

June 10, 2011

No country has more primate species than Brazil – over a hundred, from the very small saguis and the rare …

The mythical Jaguar, biggest feline of Americas

May 25, 2011

Liana John*
It is easy to see a beast as a link between life and death, but the mythical jaguar goes …

Brazilian butterflies

November 19, 2010
The famous 88 butterfly, photo by laughlin

Brazil has at least 3,500 species of butterflies – 57 of which are menaced (most of them over hunted for …