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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Sabiá-Laranjeira (translated to Orange Tree Sabiá) is the Rufous-bellied Thrush (Turdus rufiventris) a songbird of the thrush family (Turdidae). It occurs in most Brazil from North to South. In […]