Tabebuia/Handroanthus ochracea/chrysotricha, 'Corteza amarillia/ipê amarelo', 'Golden Trumpet Tree'. Flowers in spring. A common and conspicuous tree in tropical woodlands and flooded grasslands of South America.
There are over 150 species in this family found across the Americas.
Ameiva ameiva, 'Amazonian Racerunner'. Widespread in Central and South America.
There are various lizards in differenet genera known as 'Tegu'. The three species in this genus look and act somewhat like old world tropical monitor lizards, but are not closely related to them.
Salvator merianae, 'Argentine Black and White Tegu'. Found in many habitats across South America.