A jabiru stork brings soft grasses to line its nest, oblivious to the destruction brought to the rest of the forest by bulldozers. Land is being cleared in the Brazilian Pantanal for development and agriculture at an alarming rate, threatening this wetland ecosystem.
A giant anteater is bottle-fed on a ranch in Brazil’s Pantanal region. The animal was orphaned as an infant and hand raised by ranch hands. For a while after its release, it returned for its regular feedings but it eventually ventured out on its own.