Mammals & Birds Species Checklist
Explore the vast Pantanal wetland with the best wildlife viewing in the Americas – including Jaguar, Giant Anteater and Tapir
Venture into the verdant Amazon rainforest with the highest diversity of life on Earth
Enjoy outrageous birding – Brazil is third in the world for avian diversity
Marvel at Iguaçu Falls – one of the new 7 wonders of the natural world
Visit The Oncafari Project and view Jaguars from a safari vehicle
Not the harsh and fearsome place of story books, the fabled Amazon is a rich and rewarding place to experience the delights of rainforest ecology. The wonderful mammal diversity of this area is complemented by 550 bird species, over 2,000 species of butterfly and a kaleidoscope of colourful frogs.
PANTANAL WETLANDSLearn More
This is the planet’s largest wetland and is home to some of the most spectacular concentrations of wildlife on Earth. Given the endless open vistas, finding mammals here is far easier than in the Amazon. To boot, this is also the most reliable place for sighting the magnificent Jaguar.
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This scenically stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to a huge concentration of marine life, including a resident population of Long-snouted Spinner Dolphins. The National Marine Reserve of Fernando strictly protects this pristine little piece of paradise. This is an idyllic place to relax and enjoy some beach time.
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This rainforest-covered waterfall system is made up of 275 falls along the Iguaçu River. The park protects the Interior Atlantic Forest, which hosts dozens of unique orchid species, primates and other mammals and numerous birds. The falls may be explored on either the Brazilian or Argentinian side.