COLOMBIA: Highlights | Slideshow | Wildlife | Amazon | Cartagena

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PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS FROM A MARCH 2010 VISIT


Tree Runner lizard (Plica plica)



Tiger Longwing Butterfly (Heliconius hecale)



Red rainforest leaves



Common woolly monkey at a rehabiltiation center for animals trafficked for the pet trade



Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)



Storm over the Amazon river



Red passion vine flower



Green and Black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus) in the rainforest canopy



Clearwing butterfly



Giant anole



Black and yellow weevil



Amazonian Bird of Paradise



Clown tree frog (Dendropsophus leucophyllatus)



Red passion vine flower in the Amazon rainforest



Green and Black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus) in Colombia



Orb spider



Social flycatcher bathing



Fishing spider



Fulgoridae family bug



Pygmy Marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea)



Indigenous Tikuna paddling a dugout canoe on a tributary of the Amazon



Clear-wing butterfly



Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus)



Heliconia



Bird of Paradise in the Amazon



Tree frog



Coconut trees



Heliconia



Common woolly monkey at a rehabiltiation center for animals once trafficked for the pet trade



Palm fronds



Red ginger flower



Red bird of paradise flower



Orange, black, yellow, and red flag footed bug



Green and Black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus) in the rainforest canopy



Juvenile green iguana (Iguana iguana)



Plant



Fallen purple flower in the Choco rainforest



Orange flower



The muddy Amazon



Small scale deforestation in the Colombian Amazon



Rain the Amazon



Rainforest leaves



Festive Amazon Parrot (Amazona festiva)



Orange spider



Canopy platform in Amacayacu National Park



River near Penalosa



Storm clouds over the Amazon



Danilo V (Arhauco)



Gorgeous blue planthopper



Tree frog



Rainforest of the Darien



Rainforest hunter



Coconut trees



Small scale deforestation in the Colombian Amazon



Sunset over the Amazon River



Green leafhopper with orange spots on its head and a black patch on its back



Thunderhead over the Amazon River



Butterfly



Canopy tree-climbing platform in Amacayacu National Park



Cowboys herding cattle across a river



Blue and orange insect



Pygmy Marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea)



Fuschia-colored tree flower in Colombia




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