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Pantanal Nature Part 1

A road less traveled

Melly’s Blog:

If you’ve been following this blog then you know that my daughter Coral and I recently returned from a trip to Brazil where we went in search of wild capybaras. I’m happy to tell you that we found them! And much more. Brazil is a fascinating place with amazing wildlife and wonderful people. We could not have had a better trip. A lot of that is due to our guide, Ailton Lara, of Pantanal Nature who made sure we saw plenty of capybaras but also did not skimp on the other wildlife.  I can’t cover the whole adventure in a single blog post so here is the first part. It’s not all capybaras but I hope you will enjoy it anyway.

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The Elusive Lesser Capybara Part II

Owner’s blog:

Lesser Capybara at Gamboa, Panama (photo by Jose Soto)

The amazing photo above is of the elusive lesser capybara. The lesser capybara, Hydrochoerus isthmius, is a second species of capybara found only in Panama and Colombia. And guess what? We are going to go see them!

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