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Below you will find a collection of photos from Brazil. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 2009, 2007, and 1999. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.


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Capybara crossing a road
Capybara crossing a road


Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi)
Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi)


Herd of cattle in the Amazon
Herd of cattle in the Amazon


Patchwork of legal forest reserves, pasture, and soy farms in the Brazilian Amazon
Patchwork of legal forest reserves, pasture, and soy farms in the Brazilian Amazon


Sunset over the Pantanal
Sunset over the Pantanal


Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)


Mirante do Centro Geodésico
Mirante do Centro Geodésico


Pair of Greater Rhea (Rhea americana)
Pair of Greater Rhea (Rhea americana)


Red-eyed dragonfly
Red-eyed dragonfly


Darth vader insect
Darth vader insect


Geometric patterns of deforestation
Geometric patterns of deforestation


Light brown planthopper with lime green eyes
Light brown planthopper with lime green eyes


Red flowers
Red flowers


Lone Brazil nut tree left standing in a deforested area
Lone Brazil nut tree left standing in a deforested area


Sunset over the Cuiaba river
Sunset over the Cuiaba river


Jabiru stork (Jabiru mycteria) in flight
Jabiru stork (Jabiru mycteria) in flight


Caiman with eyeshine
Caiman with eyeshine


Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)


Blue-eyed dragonfly
Blue-eyed dragonfly


Soy field adjacent to Amazon transition forest
Soy field adjacent to Amazon transition forest


Sundown on the Rio das Mortes
Sundown on the Rio das Mortes


Common green iguana
Common green iguana


Shield bug
Shield bug


Clearing of Amazon forest for pasture or soy
Clearing of Amazon forest for pasture or soy


Metallic green fly
Metallic green fly


Pasture and legal forest reserve near the Arc of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Pasture and legal forest reserve near the Arc of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon


Jaguar emerging from the Pantanal
Jaguar emerging from the Pantanal


Geometric patterns of deforestation
Geometric patterns of deforestation


Nightjar or Pauraque
Nightjar or Pauraque


Sunset on the Rio das Mortes
Sunset on the Rio das Mortes


Amazon sword plants in the Pantanal
Amazon sword plants in the Pantanal


Fury white planthopper
Fury white planthopper


Newly cleared section of Amazon forest
Newly cleared section of Amazon forest


Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi) in flight
Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi) in flight


Water hyacinth flowers
Water hyacinth flowers


Jabiru stork taking flight
Jabiru stork taking flight


Cattle
Cattle


Postman butterfly, Heliconius erato or melpomene (blue form)
Postman butterfly, Heliconius erato or melpomene (blue form)


Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)


Red color form of the postman butterfly
Red color form of the postman butterfly


Turquoise-headed black flying insect
Turquoise-headed black flying insect



"Hell" at Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina


Palm trees on the savanna at sunset
Palm trees on the savanna at sunset


Chafalote (Rhaphiodon vulpinus)
Chafalote (Rhaphiodon vulpinus)


Capybara
Capybara


Cerrado and pasture
Cerrado and pasture


Amazon rainforest and cattle pasture
Amazon rainforest and cattle pasture


Chapada dos Guimarães
Chapada dos Guimarães


Baby bat
Baby bat


Jabiru stork taking flight
Jabiru stork taking flight


Common Fox (Cerdocyon thous)
Common Fox (Cerdocyon thous)


Pasture and legal forest reserve near the Arc of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Pasture and legal forest reserve near the Arc of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon


Plateau in Chapada
Plateau in Chapada


Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger)
Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger)


Caiman crossing a road
Caiman crossing a road


Yellow and light green butterflies
Yellow and light green butterflies


Mother capybara with baby
Mother capybara with baby


Aerial view of the Rio das Mortes
Aerial view of the Rio das Mortes


Large-scale soy fields in the southern Amazon
Large-scale soy fields in the southern Amazon


Jabiru stork
Jabiru stork


Crab-eating fox
Crab-eating fox


Golden flowers
Golden flowers


Soy field abutting against tropical forest
Soy field abutting against tropical forest


Greenish brown frog
Greenish brown frog


Red-eyed dragonfly
Red-eyed dragonfly


Brazilian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) [juvenile]
Brazilian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) [juvenile]


Sunset over the Pantanal
Sunset over the Pantanal


Soy and forest in the Amazon
Soy and forest in the Amazon


Butterfly peeking over a leaf
Butterfly peeking over a leaf


White flower
White flower


Southern Caracara, Caracara plancus
Southern Caracara, Caracara plancus


Forst clearing for soy
Forst clearing for soy


Yellow, white, and black moth
Yellow, white, and black moth


Night-blooming cactus flower
Night-blooming cactus flower


Red-eyed dragonfly
Red-eyed dragonfly


Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)


Sunset over the Pantanal
Sunset over the Pantanal


Hyacinth Macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) in flight
Hyacinth Macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) in flight


Storm approaching over the Pantanal
Storm approaching over the Pantanal


Cow in the Pantanal
Cow in the Pantanal







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