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Below you will find a collection of photos from Colombia. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2011. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.


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Brown Vine Snake



Tortoise



Black, orange, and light blue butterfly, possibly Ithomia pellucida or the "Blue transparent"



Tropical Rat Snake (Spilotes pullatus). Identification by Anna Vittone



Young green iguana



Capybaras in a river



Capybaras in a river



Male iguanas fighting



Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)



Horned screamer



Hoatzins



Male iguanas fighting



Butterfly with clear wings and false eye-spots (likely Haetera macleannania)



Sharp-tailed Ibis (Cercibis oxycerca)



Blue-and-yellow macaw



Bird



Colombian Green iguana (Iguana iguana) on a tree trunk in the Amazon



Red and black butterfly



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



Cabybara



False coral snake (Anilius scytale)



Chestnut-eared Aracari



Brown and green Leaf Beetle, family Chrysomelidae



Green-tailed Jacamar (Galbula galbula)



Cabybara



Red-pink dragonfly



Black and yellow weevil



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



Chestnut-eared Aracari (Pteroglossus castanotis)



Red howler monkey



Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)



Cabybara



White-headed capuchin monkeys grooming



Blue-and-yellow macaw



Pleasing Fungus Beetle, family Erotylidae (Zig zag pattern)



Red Headed Gecko (Gonatodes albogularis)



Orange spider



Butterfly



Caiman



American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)



Grasshopper eating a leaf



Profile of a common green iguana (Iguana iguana)



Juvenile green iguana (Iguana iguana)



Bright green caterpillar displaying its toxic spines in the Amazon rainforest



Bufo cf. margaritifer toad in the Colombian Amazon. Identification by Alexander Gostner.



Scarlet ibis in flight



Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima)



Forest anole



Red-capped cardinal



Adult wattled jacana



Clearwing butterfly



Brown-throated Parakeets (Aratinga pertinax)



Tanager



Profile of a green iguana (Iguana iguana)



Orinoco Geese (Neochen jubata)



Acrobatic woolly monkey



Hoatzins



Orange-eyed, green, brown, and yellow leaf-hopper



White-headed capuchins



White moth spotted on a night walk in the Colombian Amazon




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