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Pantanal

Listed under Natural World in Mato Grosso Central, Brazil.

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This flat expanse of river crossed country is the world’s largest wetland; the whole region floods in the wet season allowing for a huge range of aquatic plants to flourish. Caiman, 80 other kinds of reptile, more than 600 types of bird and around 400 different fish species are also supported by the wetland.

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“Pantanal Conservation Area”

'The Pantanal Conservation Complex consists of a cluster of four protected areas with a total area of 187,818 ha. Located in western central Brazil at the south-west corner of the State of Mato Grosso, the site represents 1.3% of Brazil's Pantanal regio… Read more...

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