Mazama gouazoubira

• Gray brocket / brown brocket
• Guazubirá / corzuela Parda
• Veado-catingueiro / veado-virá

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Cervidae
Subfamily:Capreolinae
Genus:Mazama
Species:M. gouazoubira

Parque y Reserva de Fauna Cerro Pan de Azúcar, Maldonado, Uruguay

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African seashells

Species list:

Turbinellidae:
• Vasum triangularis – Kwazulu-Natal South Coast, South Africa
• Tudivasum zanzibaricum – Zanzibar
Muricidae:
• Pteropurpura graagae – Mzamba, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Turbinidae:
• Turbo sarmaticus – Cape Recife, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

From my collection

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Rufescent tiger heron

Tigrisoma lineatum

• Rufescent tiger heron
• Garza colorada / Garza-tigre colorada
Juvenil

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Tigrisoma
Species:T. lineatum

El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay

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Rupornis magnirostris

• Roadside hawk
• Gavilán común

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Rupornis
Species:R. magnirostris
Binomial name
Rupornis magnirostris

Synonyms
Buteo magnirostris

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Ready for take-off

Buteogallus meridionalis

• Aguilucho Colorado
• Savanna Hawk
• Gaviao-caboclo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Buteogallus
Species:B. meridionalis

Santa Ana, Canelones, Uruguay

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L I O N Q U E E N

Panthera leo

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Feliformia
Family:Felidae
Genus:Panthera
Species:P. leo

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Tigrisoma lineatum

• Rufescent tiger heron
• Garza colorada / Garza-tigre colorada
Juvenil

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Tigrisoma
Species:T. lineatum

El Pinar, Canelones, Uruguay

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Sleeping hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

• Common hippopotamus
• Hipopótamo común

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Artiodactyla
Family:Hippopotamidae
Genus:Hippopotamus
Species:H. amphibius

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Papio hamadryas

A young hamadryas baboon happily playing with a stone.

• Papión
• Hamadryas baboon

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Cercopithecidae
Tribe:Papionini
Genus:Papio
Species:P. hamadryas

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Panthera tigris tigris

• Tigre de Bengala
• Belgal Tiger

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Feliformia
Family:Felidae
Genus:Panthera
Species:P. tigris

Bioparque “Washington Rodríguez Piquinela”, Durazno, Uruguay

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Mammillaria bombycina

‘Silken pincushion cactus’

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Core eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Cactaceae
Subfamily:Cactoideae
Tribe:Cacteae
Genus:Mammillaria
Species:M. bombycina

From my collection

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/2621QRH

Orbea variegata

Annulus and corona structures of a Orbea variegata

• Starfish plant, starfish cactus, carrion cactus , star flower
• Flor de lagarto, Flor de dragón, Estrellas, Camaleona

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Asterids
Order:Gentianales
Family:Apocynaceae
Subfamily:Asclepiadoideae
Genus:Orbea
Species:O. variegata

From my collection

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/23QETHL

Big yawn!

Late afternoon, a wild ‘south american sea lion’ (Otaria flavescens) yawning at the harbour.

• South american sea lion / patagonian sea lion
• Lobo marino de un pelo

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Pinnipedia
Family:Otariidae
Subfamily:Otariinae
Genus:Otaria
Species:O. flavescens

Puerto de Piriápolis, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Tringa melanoleuca

• Greater yellowlegs
• Playero patas amarillas grande

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Tringa
Species:T. melanoleuca

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Haematopus palliatus

• Ostrero común
• American oystercatcher

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Haematopodidae
Genus:Haematopus
Species:H. palliatus

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/23tYfCo

Tringa melanoleuca

• Greater yellowlegs
• Playero patas amarillas grande

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Tringa
Species:T. melanoleuca

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/259HJX1

Rupornis magnirostris

• Roadside hawk
• Gavilán común

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Accipitriformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Rupornis
Species:R. magnirostris
Binomial name
Rupornis magnirostris

Synonyms
Buteo magnirostris

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/257BCAs

Himantopus melanurus

• White-backed stilt
• Tero real / Cigüeñuela de cola negra

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Recurvirostridae
Genus:Himantopus
Species:H. melanurus

Balneario Las Flores, Maldonado, Uruguay

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/257y1bE

Skin

Loxodonta africana

• African Elephant / African bush elephant / African savanna elephant
• Elefante Africano / elefante africano de sabana

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Proboscidea
Family:Elephantidae
Genus:Loxodonta
Species:L. africana

Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province, South Africa

via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/267U3ma

Andropadus importunus

• Sombre greenbul
• Bulbul de Zanzíbar

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Pycnonotidae
Genus:Andropadus
Species:A. importunus

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

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