Pantanal Escapes

Reptiles

There are around 80 species of reptile in the Pantanal. Although they're not at the top of everyone's "must-see" list, they're hard to miss ... especially with 10 million jacarés living in the region. Being able to identify and appreciate the reptile species adds an interesting dimension to your visit.

Select the links below to learn about a few of the region's reptiles species.
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Jacaré caiman resting on a riverbank in the Pantanal
False Water Cobra
Green anaconda snake found in the Pantanal
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Banner image: Pantanal Jacaré or Caiman (Shutterstock/AJancso).
Footer images: Jacaré; Anaconda; False Water Cobra (
Andrew Mercer)

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