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This little piggy....

By mickrick
While tramping and camping in the Pantanal, in western Brasil, one of our guides ran down this wild peccary. The pig was not well pleased to see us, but after being shown off to the tourists he was sent on his way. I guess when the tourists aren't around he'd end up over the fire!
The Pantanal is a flood plain on the boder with Bolivia. The run-off from the Andes at the end of the wet season drives the animals onto the high islands.

Tags: Brasil Landscape and travel Pantanal Wildlife and nature Peccary

Voters: cjl47, gooses, peter_oak and 1 more


cjl47 13 5 3 England
15 Aug 2008 7:09PM
Great human interest shot.
gooses 17 45 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2008 8:47PM
You live a charmed see so much varied life - lucky you!
Great image.
hellsbells8868 13 151 2 Wales
28 Aug 2008 1:04PM
ahhh bless him....great shot..

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