Category: Animal Kingdom

  • Children to care

    Children to care

    D18_9273 Ships carrying mountainsChildren play carefree by the Amazon River waterfront in Macapá. Ships on the horizon have arrived from afar to load the minerals extracted from the region, they carry entire mountains, the mountains that will be missing for those children, yes, they are taking the children’s mountains (as Airton Krenak would say)… children…

  • Forever faithful

    Forever faithful

    Eternally faithful, macaws choose a single mate for their entire lives.

  • Let me piss

    Let me piss

    Civilized humans don’t urinate like that anymore, humans have a politely closed little room and deposit their waste and draw water,

  • Butterfly mating

    Butterfly mating

    The couple of lovers posed on a branch near me, I dropped my gear bag, mounted a long focal lens

  • Calibrated adrenaline

    Calibrated adrenaline

    A really effective attitude in approaching wild animals is the ability to control the internal level of adrenaline.

  • Felid complicity

    Felid complicity

    At first, the cat was calm, looked for a corner and lay down, watching the movement of the humans

  • Not bored, maybe sad

    Not bored, maybe sad

    The monkey in the photo, like all the monkeys in the collection, doesn’t have a bored face, never, it just seems to have a sad face.

  • Eternal playful

    Eternal playful

    It’s only because of the two cameras I had around my neck that I was able to resist the strong urge to jump into the water. However…

  • The soul of the fish

    The soul of the fish

    The riverside fisherman knows the laws of physics, but in a different way from how they are taught in schools…

  • Tender sloth

    Tender sloth

    Tenderly looking at the camera, naturally smiling, they are the mother and child of a sloth. It lives off the impeccable balance…

  • Total trust

    Total trust

    It is recognized that Amazon River Dolphins change their behavior in the presence of children and pregnant women

  • Superpredator

    Superpredator

    The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a superpredator and can theoretically prey on any terrestrial or semi-aquatic vertebrate in Central…

  • Spider monkey puppies

    Spider monkey puppies

    I arrived at the river dweller’s house, greeted the whole family, and noticed that in a corner of the backyard there were two spider monkey puppies…

  • Dear baby

    Dear baby

    Sheltered, protected, pampered, the baby monkey grows in the safest place in the world. He is the mother’s absolute priority…

  • Terrifying sound

    Terrifying sound

    The red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) is the loudest land animal in the world, with its calls reaching up to 140 decibels…

  • The riverine landscape

    The riverine landscape

    On the edge of Lake Piranha, the river dweller collects his fishing net in a breathtaking landscape. Breathtaking for whom?

  • The thinker

    The thinker

    The white-fronted capuchin monkeys are commonly known as cairara (Cebus albifrons). They are highly intelligent…

  • The jaguar, my neighbor 4

    The jaguar, my neighbor 4

    In the following months I created a certain expectation, I looked for Charlie in all the new records, thinking that he would record again,

  • The cougar, my neighbor 3

    The cougar, my neighbor 3

    I can assume that a young cougar (Puma concolor) recorded its passage through Ponto dos Gatos three times. I named the cat ‘Garoto’

  • The jaguar, my neighbor 2

    The jaguar, my neighbor 2

    Walking calmly, the jaguar enters the frame from East going to West, in direction of my house. The magnificent cat appears to be

  • The jaguar, my neighbor 1

    The jaguar, my neighbor 1

    On July 7, 2007 at 5:13 PM, when I took this photo, I had no idea about the synchronicity of those two points where the arcs of light pointed.

  • Gigantic arapaima

    Gigantic arapaima

    The arapaima lives in Amazonian lakes, in poor oxygen water. That is why the arapaima has a rudimentary respiratory apparatus

  • Enchanted

    Enchanted

    She was a cunhã (pretty girl) who lived in one of those great lakes in the counãryside of the Amazon.

  • Snakes have beauty

    Snakes have beauty

    The green boa is a spectacular snake because of its emerald green color, it blends perfectly into the forest foliage and has heat-sensitive organs

  • Bug reputation

    Bug reputation

    The Jequitiranaboia or peanut head bug (Fulgura laternaria) suffers from a terrible reputation: they say it has poison, brings bad luck, and many

  • Talking butterfly

    Talking butterfly

    The monarch butterfly has a very singular characteristic: long migratory journeys take them thousands of kilometers from their birthplace

  • Princess Residents

    Princess Residents

    During the mating season, two toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), also known as the white-throated toucan, begin to regularly visit the Princesa

  • Great Potoo

    Great Potoo

    From the Nyctibiidae family, the ‘mother-of-the-moon’ is known for a unique type of moan that it emits at night, especially on moonlit nights.

  • Eye to eye

    Eye to eye

    Sorry, I’m just watching your reflected light, and recording it here in my little black box, I’m cool with you!

  • Black panther

    Black panther

    The black jaguar is a melanic variety of the jaguar, being the main variation in the coat found in wild animals.

  • Photographic objectivity

    Photographic objectivity

    The reason for creating versions with horizontal and vertical orientation is basically to have greater elasticity in the graphic layout.

  • Jumping woolly monkey

    Jumping woolly monkey

    The muscular monkey showed his value as in a weightlifting contest, jumping all the time to show his strength and also to show that

  • My friend the dolphin!

    My friend the dolphin!

    The outstretched hand is the clear sign of communication beyond human words.

  • Fisherman’s joy

    Fisherman’s joy

    In Paraná do Ramos, a channel that runs parallel to the right bank of the Amazon River, I met some fishermen who were going to distant lakes

  • Enchanting dolphin

    Enchanting dolphin

    The dolphin in the photograph with which I swam for a week left unforgettable moments in my memory.

  • Poet’s orchid

    Poet’s orchid

    The wooer came, adding more wonders. Yes, the courtier comes to flower to perfume himself, as this is part of his mating ritual.

  • Shameless monkey

    Shameless monkey

    The capuchin monkey seems to smell the flower, but make no mistake, he is about to make another prank, as is his nature.

  • Curious communication

    Curious communication

    My friend Thierry, companion of many navigations and maritime storms, came to visit me in the Amazon and, of course,

  • Kissing Woolly monkey

    Kissing Woolly monkey

    Kissing Woolly monkey (Lagotrix lagotricha) There was a park at km 40 of BR174 Federal road

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