It is estimated that, at the time the Europeans first arrived, there were more than 1,000 denominations, with a total of between 2 and 4 million people. Today they are […]
Anta (Tapirus terrestris) is the Brazilian Tapir (from the tupi tapi’ira), the largest wild land animal in South America. It is dark brown in color and has a low, erect […]
Jatobá (Hymenaea Courbaril) or Jataí, Jataí-amarelo, Jataí-peba, Jitaí, Farinheira, Imbiúva. Although the Jatoba tree is sometimes referred to as Brazilian Cherry, it is not a cherry tree and it is […]
According to the Brazilian law, indigenous land is the land traditionally occupied by Indians, permanently inhabited and used for its production activities, essential to the preservation of environmental resources necessary […]
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 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 […]