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Marajó Island

Marajó Island (Ilha de Marajó) is located in the north of Pará, approximately 90km from the state capital, Belém. With about three thousand islands and islets, Marajó is the largest fluvial-marine archipelago in the world and an Environmental Protection Area (EPA). The main island occupies an area o

Musician Wren (Uirapuru)

The Uirapuru [Musician Wren] is a small and restless bird of only 12.5cm in length. Its scientific name is Cyphorhinus aradus and it belongs to the Troglodytidae family. It feeds basically on fruits and insects and its natural habitat is the forests and bush of the Amazon.


Both the country’s native Indians and the black Africans who came as slaves consumed peppers in abundance. The former ate them dry or crushed with manioc flour (quya). With the arrival of the African slaves to Northeast Brazil.

Quilombo dos Palmares

​​​​​​​The Quilombo dos Palmares was begun by runaway slaves, mainly from the Pernambuco sugarcane plantations, who initially gathered together about 70 kilometres west of the Pernambuco coastline, in Serra da Barriga (Belly Range), a place of dense palm tree forests.


Cassava or manioc (Manihot esculenta) is a starch-producing plant of the euphorbiaceae family, originating in the Brazilian Guiana (northern Amazonas and Pará), in the south of the three Guianas (British, Dutch and French), in the south of Bahia and in the northeast of Minas Gerais.