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Pictures of Wildlife in Colombia

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These " Pictures of Wildlife in Colombia " were taken during a 2007 trip to Colombia.

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Green macaw

Leaf toad in the Amazon

Red, black, yellow, and white caterpillar

Orange and yellow beetle with black spots

Green and brown grasshopper with yellow markings and a black head

Thin spider in the Amazon

Green grasshopper

Red insect

Brown spider

Woolly monkey

Red howler monkey

Rasberry dragonfly

White a dark red-stripped butterfly

Anaconda with tongue extended

False coral snake

Red, black, and white butterfly

Rainbow Ameivas (Cnemidophorus deppei) in forest leaf litter in Parque Tayrona, Colombia

Headshot of a rainbow skink

Boa constrictor in defensive mode

Blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna)

Red Bill Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)

Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)

Common green iguana (Iguana iguana) on a tree trunk in the Amazon rainforest

Clear-wing butterfly (Pseudohaeterea hypaesia) in Colombia

Transparent butterfly of the Nymphalidae family (Subfamily Satyrinae)

Nymphalidae transparent-winged butterfly in a Colombian cloud forest

Wasps' nest

Black, blue, and orange butterfly in Colombia

Butterfly in the Amazon rainforest canopy

Red howler monkey howling

Giant black and red jungle tarantula

Poisonous caterpillar displaying its neon green but venemous spines

Pair of "rainbow" grasshoppers

Borugo (Agouti taczanowskii)

Black Caiman (Melanosucus niger) among water hyacinth

Harpy Eagle, Harpia harpyja, in Colombia

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Headshot of a tapir (Tapirus terrestris)

Black, orange, and light blue butterfly on a Heliconia leaf

Juvenile caiman

Orange, green, black, yellow, and turquoise grasshopper

Brown tree frog near Puerto Nariņo


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