Pantanal


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Pan·ta·nal

 (pän′tə-näl′)
A swampy floodplain of south-central South America in the upper basin of the Paraguay River. Noted for its biodiversity, it is the largest freshwater wetland in the world.
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Temporal and spatial variation of richness and abundance of the community of birds in the Pantanal wetlands of Nhecolandia (Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil)
Flooded areas, which are extensive and heterogeneous, such as those of the Pantanal region, play an important role in biological diversity, due to the diversity of natural habitats that open up opportunities for feeding and reproductive niches, as well as essential functions in the ecosystem such as the carbon stock, fish production and recharge of aquifers (Alho, 2008).
Jaguars inhabit a vast range and a wide diversity of habitats that include most of South America, from the Patagonia region of Argentina through the marshes of Brazil's Pantanal, and into the rainforest jungles of Central America and Mexico, even crossing the border into the arid regions of the south-western United States where remnant populations are still found in Arizona today.
Successful examples have shown that sustainable farming of the Pantanal caiman (Caiman crocodilus yacare) can contributed to a healthy ecosystem (VERDADE, 2004; VICENTE NETO et al.
In Brazil, this plant is wide spread, with records in North (Amazonas and Para), Northeast (Bahia and Pernambuco), Central-West (Goias, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Mato Grosso), Southeast (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo), and South (Parana, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul) regions, occurring in several biomes--Amazonian Forest, Caatinga, Cerrado, Atlantic Forest, Pampa, and Pantanal (Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro, 2015).
A conservacao do ambiente no Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul celebra, a partir da implantacao de Parques Estaduais, a introducao do dispositivo para adotar mecanismos de manejo e preservacao de unidades de conservacao (UCs) e seus respectivos recursos naturais, que sintetizam importantes parcelas do bioma cerrado e pantanal no Estado.
The jaguar, in the Pantanal area of Brazil, then gave a fatal bite to the head.
RANGE EXTENSION OF THE PANTANAL CAT Leopardus braccatus (CARNIVORA, FELIDAE) IN A CERRADO-CAATINGA-ATLANTIC FOREST ECOTONE, BRAZIL
The aim of this study was to evaluate the occurrence of FeLV and FIV in free-ranging jaguars in the Pantanal region of Mato Grosso, Brazil.