Arrival just after sunset
Lesser anteater at night.
Dawn in the Pantanal
Morning mist in the Pantanal.
A little kingfisher
And another, bigger one.
Looks like this heron is facing down the much bigger Jabiru stork
Jabiru stork in flight
A group of Giant River Otter is coming toward the boat. They intend to defend their territory and nursery.
Ready to defend their territory.
And they are big, big, with fierce teeth. One of them actually bit our oar.
Meanwhile, in the trees. A group of cormorans
Caught in flight
Another menaceing stare from a river otter, on our way back.
Cayman on the riverbank/
This bird is called Chaco Chachalaca. It is in the family of guans and is incredibly noisy.
And here are the beautiful and rare Hyacinth Macaws. The largest parrots in the world.
They measure three feet (90 cm) from head to tip of tail.