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Ten different species of bats await cataloging by biologists on a collecting trip to the Brazilian Pantanal, one of the richest ecosystems in South America.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) consumes fish in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) consumes fish in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) consumes fish in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) surveys the surface of the Pixaim River in the Pantanal. This otter is from a family of seven adults which has been habituated over the years by tourists feeding them fish from their boats.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) consumes fish in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A group of endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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A king vulture (Sarcorhamphus papa) at the Great Plains Zoo.

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A king vulture (Sarcorhamphus papa) at the Great Plains Zoo.

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A king vulture (Sarcorhamphus papa) at the Great Plains Zoo.

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South American cockroaches (Bladerus giganteus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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South American cockroaches (Bladerus giganteus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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South American cockroaches (Bladerus giganteus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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Boats lined up at the end of the day in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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All’s wet during the ‘full’ season in the Brazilian Pantanal, an array of seasonally flooded lowlands which makes for ideal habitat for a rich array of biodiversity.

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Aerial of a big gold mine in Brazil’s Pantanal. Orange tailing ponds ring the mine, which uses mercury to extract the gold.

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A small boat next to an iron ore barge just south of Colombia.

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Aerial of a big gold mine in Brazil’s Pantanal. Orange tailing ponds ring the mine, which uses mercury to extract the gold.

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All’s wet during the ‘full’ season in the Brazilian Pantanal, an array of seasonally flooded lowlands which makes for ideal habitat for a rich array of biodiversity.

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A group of men take a swim in a flooded pasture in Brazil. This area now contains fish and stingrays, but will become dry by the summer.

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A biologist uses radio telemetry to track animals at the SESC reserved in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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A driver looks out over a ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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A driver looks out over a ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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A driver looks out over a ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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A driver looks out over a ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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A driver looks out over a ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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Deep mud has taken hold of this truck in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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Old meets new on the balcony of the historic main house at Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch in Brazil.

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Old meets new on the balcony of the historic main house at Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch in Brazil.

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Old meets new on the balcony of the historic main house at Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch in Brazil.

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Two men try to shield their faces as clouds of dust billow up from a dirt road. This road, now dry, was flooded a few months earlier.

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