The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
This item appears on page 28 of the August 2021 issue.
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The world’s largest freshwater wetland, the Pantanal, covers up to 70,000 square miles of western Brazil and parts of Bolivia and Paraguay. With an estimated 10 million caimans, it contains the largest population of crocodilians in the world.

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The world’s largest freshwater wetland, the Pantanal, covers up to 70,000 square miles of western Brazil and parts of Bolivia and Paraguay. With an estimated 10 million caimans, it contains the largest population of crocodilians in the world.