Corrupião, also called Sofrê, Concliz, Concriz, Uiratauá, João-pinto, from the family Icteridae (Icterus jamacaii), is yellow or orange. Lives in the dry lands of the Caatinga, in Northeast Brazil. Very […]
The Virado á Paulista is a typical dish in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, made with Tutu de Feijão accompanied by linguiça sausage, torresmo, fried eggs, cabbage and eventually […]
This species is named Periquito-verde. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist mountains, and heavily degraded former forest.
The Lobo-Guará (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is called the Maned Wolf in English – the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. It is locally known as Aguará […]
The Jabuti called Tortoise in English, is the usual name of the genus Chelonoidis reptiles of the order Chelonia. The Jabuti-piranga is more live than the Jabuti-tinga. They are animals […]
The Jacaretinga or Jacaré-de-óculos (Caiman crocodilus) inhabits various types of rivers and freshwater lakes in Brazil. It is named Jacaretinga because of its white belly (“tinga” means “white” in the […]
Sumaúma (Ceiba pentandra) or Sumaúma-da-várzea, Sumaumeira, Árvore-da-seda, Àrvore-da-lã, Paina-lisa, Sumaúma-verdadeira is found in the Amazon biome. Up to 70 meters high in the forest, up to 7 meters in diameter, […]