A boy plays with a capybara on the banks of the Xingu River near Altamira, in Para state, Brazil in 2008. Brazilian federal prosecutors say the livelihoods of families living in areas to be flooded by a massive hydroelectric dam being built in Brazil’s Amazon jungle state of Para are being endangered and recommend that their removal be suspended.
A boy plays with a capybara on the banks of the Xingu River near Altamira, in Para state, Brazil in 2008. Brazilian federal prosecutors say the livelihoods of families living in areas to be flooded by a massive hydroelectric dam being built in Brazil’s Amazon jungle state of Para are being endangered and recommend that their removal be suspended. Andre Penner Associated Press
A boy plays with a capybara on the banks of the Xingu River near Altamira, in Para state, Brazil in 2008. Brazilian federal prosecutors say the livelihoods of families living in areas to be flooded by a massive hydroelectric dam being built in Brazil’s Amazon jungle state of Para are being endangered and recommend that their removal be suspended. Andre Penner Associated Press

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