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PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS FROM A MARCH 2010 VISIT


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



Stunning blue planthopper



Rainbow grasshopper



Andean saddle-back Tamarin (Saguinus fuscicollis)



Festive Amazon (Amazona festiva)



Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)



Estuary at Tayrona



Brown-mantled Tamarin (Saguinus fuscicollis)



Dark brown bug with bright orange spots



Arhuaco girl



Heliconia



River near Penalosa



Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)



Orange spider



Palm in the Amazon rainforest



Orange spider



Illegal forest clearing by colonists in an Afro-indigenous reserve



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



Arhauco indigenous leader in a former coca-producing area



Cabo at Tayrona



Tree frog



Bird of Paradise in the Amazon rainforest



Deforestation in the Colombian Amazon



Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus)



White-throated Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)



Common woolly monkeys at a rehabiltiation center



Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)



Jungle saw mill



Clown tree frog (Dendropsophus leucophyllatus)



Black and yellow weevil



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



Stick insect



Giant locust



Red Headed Gecko (Gonatodes albogularis)



Giant kapok (ceiba) rising above the Amazon rainforest canopy



Orange flower



Red passiflora flower



Tree frog



Bird of Paradise in the Amazon rainforest



Cattle pasture and rainforest near Peñaloza



Spider-like harvestman



Chocó rainforest



Santa Marta



Aerial photo of shifting cultivation in the Amazon rainforest



Festive Amazon (Amazona festiva)



Coastal rainforest in Colombia's Darien



Bright orange assassin bug nymphs



Orange, metallic green, and black assassin bug



Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus)



Stick insect



Scorpion eating a katydid



Blue, yellow, and black butterfly



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



Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)



Honeycomb-shaped flowers of a ginger plant



Orchid



Fulgoridae family bug




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