There is lots of nature to see in Brazil, between the Amazon basin, the Pantanal, and the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) there is an incredible variety of fauna and flora. I was especially captivated by the bird life and the wildflowers.

The Pantanal Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pictures of birds in Brazil and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Braizl
Bird Page for Brazil
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Landscapes

Sunset River Pantanal
Sunset on the river in the Pantanal. (790k)

Flora in Brazil

Airplant (Tillandsia sp.)
Tree with Airplants (Tillandsia sp., german: Tillandsien). (1160k)
Also Grow Power Lines
They also grow on power lines. (453k)
Airplant (Tillandsia sp.)
Closeup of the Airplants (Tillandsia sp., german: Tillandsien). (728k)
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides)
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1.5M)
Fungus
Fungus. (641k)
Always Alive (Paepalanthus chiquitensis)
Always Alive plant (Paepalanthus chiquitensis). (1453k)
Always Alive (Paepalanthus chiquitensis)
Always Alive flower (Paepalanthus chiquitensis). (640k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (887k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (1035k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (852k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (571k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (604k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (622k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (605k)
Plant (Sauvagesia semicylindrifolia)
Flowering Plant (Sauvagesia semicylindrifolia). (832k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (723k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (563k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (642k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (499k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (526k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (570k)
Crucifix Orchid (Epidendrum fulgens)
Crucifix Orchid (Epidendrum fulgens). (539k)
Lopsided Star Orchid (Epidendrum secundum)
Lopsided Star Orchid (Epidendrum secundum). (487k)
Lychnophora granmogolensis (Lychnophora granmogolensis)
Flowering Plant (Lychnophora granmogolensis). (1368k)
Lychnophora granmogolensis (Lychnophora granmogolensis)
Flowering Plant (Lychnophora granmogolensis). (1079k)
Mini Bamboo
Mini bamboo. (1399k)
Rain Forest Flower
Rain forest flower. (212k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia flower (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (206k)
Water Lily
Water lily. (767k)
Flowering Bush Morro Do
Flowering bush on Morro do Pai Inácio. (1301k)
Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia sp.)
Prickly-pear Cactus farm (Opuntia sp., german: Opuntien). They are grown as food. (994k)
Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia sp.)
Flowering Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia sp., german: Opuntien). (889k)
Opuntias Hanging Vertical Cliff
Opuntias hanging down a vertical cliff. (1113k)
Flowering Cactus Morro Do
Flowering cactus on Morro do Pai Inácio. (826k)
Cactus
Cactus. (1087k)
Tree
Tree. (1342k)
Tree
Tree. (1249k)
Tree
Tree. (1150k)
Tree
Tree. (1230k)
Tree
Tree. (1.6M)
Tree
Tree. (939k)
Tree
Tree. (768k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (1374k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (992k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (1418k)
Tree
Tree. (1486k)
Palm Tree
Palm tree. (1477k)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (1.7M)
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba)
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba, french: Caranday). (1183k)
Strange Tree Fruits Growing
A strange tree with fruits growing out of the trunk. (436k)

Fauna in Brazil

Termite Nest Tree
Termite nest in a tree. (1060k)
Termite Nest Tree
Termite nest in a tree. (1178k)
Wasp Nest Cactus
Wasp nest in a cactus. (899k)
Huge Yellow Bees Nest
Huge yellow bees nest. (1234k)
Trapdoor Tarantula Burrow
Trapdoor to a tarantula burrow. (1163k)
Trapdoor Tarantula Burrow Tiny
Trapdoor to a tarantula burrow with a tiny cactus growing on it. (845k)
Open Tarantula Burrow
Open tarantula burrow. (1119k)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.). (1237k)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.). (1070k)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.)
Lava Lizard (Tropidurus sp.). (1194k)
Snow King Pleco (Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii)
Snow King Pleco (Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii). (837k)
Brazilian Seven-banded Armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus septemcinctus)
Brazilian Seven-banded Armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus septemcinctus, german: Siebenbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à sept bandes). (1280k)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara, french: Cabiaï). These are the largest rodents in the world. (859k)
Capybara Babies
Capybara with babies. (997k)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
Baby Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara, french: Cabiaï). (744k)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara, french: Cabiaï). (826k)
Collared Peccary (Dicotyles tajacu)
Collared Peccary (Dicotyles tajacu, german: Halsbandpekari, french: Pécari à collier). (919k)
South American Coati (Nasua nasua)
South American Coati (Nasua nasua, german: Süd­amerikanischer Nasenbär, french: Coati roux). (1036k)
Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta caraya)
Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta caraya, german: Schwarzer Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur noir). (1246k)
Neotropical River Otter (Lontra longicaudis)
Neotropical River Otter (Lontra longicaudis, german: Süd­amerikanischer Fischotter, french: Loutre à longue queue). (887k)
Gray Brocket (Mazama gouazoubira)
Gray Brocket (Mazama gouazoubira, french: Daguet gris). (1.6M)
Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla)
Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla, german: Südlicher Tamandua, french: Tamandou à quatre doigts), also called Lesser Anteater. (680k)
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla, german: Großer Ameisenbär, french: Tamanoir). (1157k)
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla, german: Großer Ameisenbär, french: Tamanoir). (1100k)
Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris)
Broad-snouted Caimans (Caiman latirostris, german: Breitschnauzen­kaiman, french: Caïman à museau large). (1419k)

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