North Pantanal in Brazil is an excellent location for unique local, sustainable travel.

Spread across south-central Brazil in the state of Mato Grasso and covering an area larger than the island of Great Britain, the Pantanal is the world’s largest wetland. North Pantanal

The Pantanal, Brazil, seen here in flood condi...

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comprises a delicate ecosystem that benefits from dual seasons of flooding and droughts. The intense rains that deluge the region annually give way to a dry season during which grasslands thrive and support over 70 species of mammals.
In fact, it is, I am told by a promotor (disclosure – I received no compensation of any kind for this article), an up and coming travel location.  I am told that it is a wilderness destination bursting with life and color. The lack of tall foliage provides unequalled views of the natural scenery, and tiny islands dotted throughout the wetlands are ideal places to observe wildlife in its native habitat. Jaguars, parrots, Cayman alligators, and flocks of storks and herons are just some of the species commonly seen on a tour of the wetlands, a way for travelers to reconnect with nature while discovering the rich biodiversity of North Pantanal.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/10/28/prweb8915960.DTL#ixzz1cV6nWuZ2

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