The wildlife of the Pantanal wetlands

An unmissable wildlife adventure in the Pantanal

Located in the southwest of Brazil, the Pantanal is the world’s largest freshwater wetland. Less glamorously known as the ‘World’s Swamp’, the 81,080 square miles of wetland is 10 times larger than the Florida Everglades and is a similar size to the country of Portugal. As one of the world’s great natural wonders with the largest concentration of large animals in the New World, make sure to keep an eye out for jaguars, giant otters, anacondas, caiman, marsh deer, monkeys and much more. While the Pantanal has spent a long time standing in the shadow of its Amazon neighbor, the relative openness of the landscape makes it somewhat easier to spot the wildlife on offer. The Pantanal is without a doubt one of the most vibrant and unique places to encounter wildlife in South America. Read more about the best wildlife destinations in South America…

Pantanal jaguar

Hang around with the magnificent wildlife of the Pantanal.

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The wildlife of the Pantanal wetlands

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