4:26 PM, 6 March, 2014
In death, I will love you forever. Your father, Thomas.
brazil’s yacare caiman was once hunted to near extinction for its valuable skin, but thanks to a global ban on the trade its home in the pantanal — the world’s largest wetland, situated along along the paraguay river — now supports the world’s largest population of crocodiles. the caiman, however, face new threats: deforestation, dams, tourism, mining and seaport development.
photos by luciano candisani, who notes that the caiman are neither aggressive nor fearful but, for the most part, approachable - especially when busy with the shoal fish see here in the pantanal’s shallow, murky waters.
Dilation and constriction of these organelles, called chromatophores, are responsible for the squid’s ability to change color.
Inside Nature’s Giants: The Giant Squid (2010)
Glinda! Is it true - you were her friend?
Well… it depends what you mean by “friend”. I did know her. That is, our paths did cross. At school…