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Watch | Forest fire in Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands

A fire has been burning in the world’s largest tropical wetlands, the Pantanal, since mid-July. The Pantanal wetlands, situated in west-central Brazil, sprawls over more than 1,50,000 sq km and also extends into Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pantanal derives its name from the Portuguese word for 'swamp'.

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Printable version | Dec 3, 2020 11:56:58 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/forest-fire-in-brazils-pantanal-wetlands/article32952974.ece

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