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Floating Vegetation in Pantanal

Detailed Description

Mass of floating vegetation (embalsado) on Rio Negro river along the border between Paraguay and Bolivia. Located near RAMSAR site and Rio Negro National Park in the Pantanal ecoregion. This region, situated in the extreme northeastern corner of western Paraguay and extending south along the Paraguay river forms a southern extension to the primarily Brazilian Pantanal. It is typified by medium-height subhumid forests, wetlands and periodically flooded forests. Near 19°55’S, 58°35’W. (Portion of text from: Guyra Paraguay 2004, Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Paraguay, Paraguay.)


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