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Chapada Diamantina


Located in the heart of Bahia, Chapada Diamantina is cut by mountains, large plateaus, rivers, rapids, waterfalls, caverns and transparent pools of water. It has several springs sprouting from the rocky cliffs and more than 35 rivers – the largest are the Paraguaçu and Preto Rivers. Due to relief variations and to diverse forms of vegetation, the fauna is very rich and some species can be seen very easily, such as humming birds, parakeets, parrots, capybaras, and small lizards. It also has some small rodents, known as mocós (a kind of guinea pig) – which adapt to the environment, from the feet of calcareous hills to the plateaus, on the top of the mountain – and even some species of large mammals threatened with extinction, such as jaguars and pumas. Visit Chapada Diamantina with its beautiful different landscapes and wildlife.

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