By steveuptonphotography 4 Comment South American Wildlife Wildlife Photography A female Marsh Deer in the wetlands of the Pantanal, Brazil. These Brazilian Yellow Billed Cardinals, though different in overall coloring, are related to North American Cardinals. A Guanaco, the wild ancestor of the llama, is backdropped by the Andean mountains. Big Jaguar seeks some shade in the Pantanal jungle. A five-foot Jabaru Stork stands atop a massive stick nest. This Green Iguana in the jungle carries a prehistoric look! A Brazilian Ocelot surveying its jungle habitat. An infant Howler Monkey surveys the Brazilian jungle. Face to face with a jaguar in the jungles of Pantanal, Brazil. An infant Cayman shows its colors. Colors contrast on this South American Yellow Rumped Cacique. A Rhea, or the South American Ostrich, in Patagonia, Argentina. A Ringed Kingfisher patiently scans for its lunch riverside in the Pantanal. A Ringed Kingfisher at the moment of impact on its fishing expedition in the Pantanal, Brazil. A pair of White Eyed Parakeets in South America A large Jaguar searches for Cayman on the river’s edge in Brazil. A profile of a solitary Yellow Billed Cardinal in South America. A cautious Ocelot hunts in the Pantanal region. Which way’s up for this White-Eyed Parakeet in the trees? A Rufous Tailed Jacamar perches with its catch in Brazil. A Jaguar hunts a resting Cayman in Brazilian jungle waters. A Condor with a 10-foot wingspan glides over Patagonia in Argentina. A Cayman sounds a guttural alarm in the Quiaba River in Brazil. A large jaguar at rest in the Pantanal region of Brazil. A Ringed Kingfisher’s catch in the Pantanal is almost as big as it is! A Southern Cara Cara sits on a dwelling in Patagonia, Argentina. A family of Giant Otters hunt fish in the Quiaba River basin in the Pantanal. A Male Magellanic Woodpecker treeside in Patagonia, Argentina. A pair of Magellanic Woodpeckers feeding in Patagonia, Argentina. A female Howler Monkey at home in the trees of the Pantanal. A handsome young jaguar takes its rest in the grassy meadows in Pantanal Brazil. A mother Capybara helps its young cross the currents of the Quiaba River in the Pantanal. A Cayman lurks in the Quiaba River basin in the Pantanal wetlands. A Cocoi Heron, also referred to as a White Necked Heron, enjoys its catch in the Pantanal. A large jaguar enters the water in a river in the Pantanal region of Brazil. An uncommon flock of Mountain Parakeets gathers in the treetops in Chile. A male Howler Monkey sits in the canopy in Brazil. A tiny frog on a green palette in the wetlands of the Pantanal, Brazil. A down-covered chick follows its meal ticket, a King Penguin, in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. A profile of a Rufescent Tiger Heron in Brazil. A Giant River Otter preens in the waters of the Pantanal, Brazil. A Giant River Otter makes his catch in the Quiaba River basin in Brazil. A head-on look at a Guanaco, the ancestor of the llama, in Patagonia, Argentina. A young Guanaco in Argentina gets its supper. Perfect perch for a Green Heron in the Pantanal. A pretty Green Rufous Kingfisher looks around the waterways. A five-foot Jabaru Stork strutting in the Pantanal, Brazil. A big Jaguar prowls the jungle floor after a lightening-induced fire in the Pantanal, Brazil. A King Penguin reaches for the sky in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. King Penguins squabble over their young in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. A male Howler monkey gazes suspiciously from its treetop perch in the Pantanal. A mature Cayman is camouflaged in the swampy waters of the Pantanal wetlands. A colorful Mountain Parakeet takes wing in the skies of Chile. A Rufous Tailed Jacamar perches in the Pantanal region of Brazil. A Rufescent Tiger Heron in the Pantanal.