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Pictures of wildlife in Gabon

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Baby gorilla (Gorilla gorilla)



Baby gorilla (Gorilla gorilla)



Baby gorilla (Gorilla gorilla)



Male silverback gorilla standing tall



Forest elephant heading toward the jungle in Loango National Park



Forest elephant in Gabon



African forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus) on forest edge



Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)



African slender-snouted crocodile, Cocodrilo hociquifino africano



Rainforest frog in leaf litter



Blue and green butterfly



Purple heron in flight



Unknown frog with broad tan and brown bands and blue spots



Silverback gorilla



Honey bee preparing to land on yellow flower



Juvenile Nile crocodile captured for a population survey



Mudskippers (Periopthalmus) fish in esutary



Black and white striped caterpillar with orange head



Hippo tracks leading into the Atlantic Ocean at sunset



Adult silberback gorilla



Young lowland gorilla



Blue-breasted bee-eater (Merops variegates variegatus)



Palm-nut vulture (Gypohierax angolensis) in flight



African skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris)



African skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris) in flight



African skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris)



Forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus) in Loango, Gabon





Forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus) in Loango National Park, Gabon



Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata)



Can you find the transparent crab on the sand background?



Atlantic Ghost Crabs, Ocypode quadrata, on the beach at Point St. Catherine



Silverback gorilla near forest edge in Gabon



Three gorillas in a line



Young gorilla running



Young male gorilla posturing



Adult male gorilla



Silverback gorilla



Silverback gorilla



Close up on baby gorilla



Close up face shot of baby gorilla feeding from bottle



Close up head shot of baby gorilla licking the hand of a keeper



Baby gorilla looking towards the sky



Close up on eyes of young gorilla at rehabilitation center



Baby gorilla in the arms of a care taker at Evengue



Young male gorilla pounding its chest



Hippo bearing its teeth at Iguela in a lagoon bordering Loango National Park in Gabon



Hippo in the Loango estuary



Dung beetle pushing a ball of dung



Black and turquoise dragonfly with turquoise eyes



Black, yellow, and blue dragonfly



Small copper colored spider in Gabon



Close up on a fly



Weaver bird nests in a palm tree



Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)



African darter taking flight



Yellow-billed stork (Mycteria ibis)



Giant kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima)



Vieillot's black weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus nigerrimus) working on a nest that once belonged to a Village weaver (P. subpersonatus)



Vieillot's black weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus nigerrimus) working on a nest



Transparent crab in Gabon



Surveying crocodile hatchlings



Brown leaf frog in Gabon



Silverback gorilla with infant male



Two young gorillas playing



Adult silberback gorilla



Silkworm in protective bark cocoon



Black and tan dragonfly









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