Ludwigia bonariensis

Ludwigia bonariensis

A common species in the Pantanal, and this I found right outside the buildings of SouthWild Pantanal. Native range is southern USA to Argentina.


Scarlet-headed Blackbird (Amblyramphus holosericeus)

Scarlet-headed Blackbird (Amblyramphus holosericeus)

On the way from Porto Jofre, on the Transpantaneira, to SouthWild Pantanal I stopped several times to take a closer look at the flora and fauna. This is the…


Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

After my encounter with George just a few minutes ago, that came to an abrupt halt due to a thunderbolt that scared him off, I headed downstream and back to…


Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

After 4 days here in Jaguarland I've seen a jaguar for a merely 3 seconds - not enough to even get a shot! This being my last day I was hoping for a longer…


Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

After waiting a long while for George, the name assigned him from those protecting and keeping score of the population here, to move out of the thickets, the…


Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

After many days in the north of Pantanal I had just seen a jaguar for 3 seconds - too brief to even photograph it. Finally seeing this one I was determined to…


Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Beautiful flowers on a plant species that in some instances can block all human activities. There are many rivers that have been totally blocked for years on…


Eurema agave

Eurema agave

Sitting on an inflorescense on a sandbank of the river Cuiaba upriver from Porto Jofre.


Red Buffalo-Bur (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

Red Buffalo-Bur (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

This plant was growing on the side of Cuiaba river – very close to the water, and will likely be submerge in the coming weeks. Also called Fire-and-Ice plant,…


Red Buffalo-Bur (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

Red Buffalo-Bur (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

This plant was growing on the side of Cuiaba river – very close to the water, and will likely be submerge in the coming weeks. Also called Fire-and-Ice plant,…