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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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Three 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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Three 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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Pantaneiros (cowboys) walk their horses through the marsh in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A migrant worker plows fields in Brazil’s Pantanal. He will work from sunup to sundown seven days a week for three months straight.

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Colonial spiders hunt from the trees for large insects in the Brazilian Pantanal.

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A 5 1/2 inch long walking stick in the tall grass of the Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch. There are few cattle on this ranch, so the grass remains high and the grass-related insects are abundant. Pantanal, Brazil.

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A 5 1/2 inch long walking stick in the tall grass of the Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch. There are few cattle on this ranch, so the grass remains high and the grass-related insects are abundant. Pantanal, Brazil.

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A 5 1/2 inch long walking stick in the tall grass of the Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch. There are few cattle on this ranch, so the grass remains high and the grass-related insects are abundant. Pantanal, Brazil.

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A praying mantis in the tall grass of the Rio Negro Fazenda Ranch. There are few cattle on this ranch, so the grass remains high and the grass-related insects are abundant. Pantanal, Brazil.

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A black-hooded parakeet (Aratinga nenday) in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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A black-hooded parakeet (Aratinga nenday) in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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Peach-fronted parakeets in flight in Brazil’s Pantanal.?

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A blue-fronted (a.k.a. turquoise-fronted) parrot (Amazona aestiva) in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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An orange-winged parrot in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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White woodpeckers (Melanerpes candidus) in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A snail kite (Rosthramus sociabilis) in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A green-barred woodpecker (Colaptes melanochloros)in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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A chestnut-eared aracari (Pteroglossus castanotis) in Pantanal, Brazil.

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A chestnut-eared aracari (Pteroglossus castanotis) in Pantanal, Brazil.

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A southern lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) stands on one foot in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A southern screamer (Chauna torquata) in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A female bare-faced curassow (Crax fasciolata fasciolata) in Pantanal, Brazil.

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A female bare-faced curassow (Crax fasciolata fasciolata) in Pantanal, Brazil.

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A male bare-faced curassow (Crax fasciolata fasciolata) in Pantanal, Brazil.

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Sleeping through the day, a great potoo bird blends perfectly with the tree it’s resting on. Potoos are one of the most well camouflaged birds in South America.

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Endangered wood storks in a tree in the Pantanal, Brazil.

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A jabiru stork and its nest in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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Jabiru storks and their nest in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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A jabiru stork eats a piranha in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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A jabiru stork cleans its feathers in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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A jabiru stork in flight in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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A jabiru stork in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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A jabiru stork in the Pantanal, one of the world’s largest wetlands, in Brazil.

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