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Environmental news for Peru | SLIDESHOWS: Peru 2011 Peru 2005









Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Felled canopy tree in Peru
Felled canopy tree in Peru
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Spiral staircase leading up rain forest canopy tower
Spiral staircase leading up rain forest canopy tower
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Male cock-of-the rock
Male cock-of-the rock


Blue-headed parrots (Pionus menstruus) in tree
Blue-headed parrots (Pionus menstruus) in tree
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Ants
Ants
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

View of rain forest canopy from platform in Kapok tree
View of rain forest canopy from platform in Kapok tree
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Kapok canopy platform
Kapok canopy platform
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Hooded mountain-tanager (Buthraupis montana)
Hooded mountain-tanager (Buthraupis montana)


Fly
Fly


White Amazon lily
White Amazon lily
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Manu Cloud Forest Lodge
Manu Cloud Forest Lodge


Orange-pink and yellow leafhopper
Orange-pink and yellow leafhopper


Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Cloud forest epiphyte
Cloud forest epiphyte


Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)


Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Palm flower
Palm flower
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Striped leafhopper (green, yellow, blue and black)
Striped leafhopper (green, yellow, blue and black)


Heliconia flower
Heliconia flower
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) feeding on Kapok seeds
Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) feeding on Kapok seeds
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Palm flower
Palm flower
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of PeruV

(Peru)

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Known locally as the "Sticky Bird" -- their flesh tastes so foul; they have no natural predators
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Meneria Metalmark (Amarynthis meneria)
Meneria Metalmark (Amarynthis meneria)


Male Green Anolis lizard in canopy
Male Green Anolis lizard in canopy
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Greater ani (Crotophaga major)
Greater ani (Crotophaga major)
Local name: Locrero
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Unknown frog
Unknown frog
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis)
Red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Tiny toad
Tiny toad


Purple mushrooms
Purple mushrooms
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Blue-banded Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis)
Blue-banded Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis)


Monkey comb (Pithecoctenium crucigerum) seed pod
Monkey comb (Pithecoctenium crucigerum) seed pod
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red-eyed leafhopper
Red-eyed leafhopper


View of rain forest canopy
View of rain forest canopy
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

River exiting Manu
River exiting Manu


Sunrise over rainforest along the Rio Tambopata
Sunrise over rainforest along the Rio Tambopata
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Rio Pini Pini flowing out of Manu National Park
Rio Pini Pini flowing out of Manu National Park


Foxtail aquatic plant growing in natural habitat
Foxtail aquatic plant growing in natural habitat
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Frog
Frog


Red-and-green macaw (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Red-and-green macaw (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Foxtail aquatic plant and water lilies growing in natural habitat
Foxtail aquatic plant and water lilies growing in natural habitat
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Blue-headed parrots (Pionus menstruus) in tree
Blue-headed parrots (Pionus menstruus) in tree
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Woody moth
Woody moth


Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Giant river otter eating a fish in the Amazon
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Pink bromeliads in Manu cloud forest
Pink bromeliads in Manu cloud forest


Cloud forest near Manu National Park
Cloud forest near Manu National Park


Leaf-cutter ants carrying leaves back to their nest
Leaf-cutter ants carrying leaves back to their nest
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Multi-colored butterfly on a beach (unknown species)
Multi-colored butterfly on a beach (unknown species)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Meneria Metalmark (Amarynthis meneria)
Meneria Metalmark (Amarynthis meneria)


Shadow of a fly on a leaf in the Amazon
Shadow of a fly on a leaf in the Amazon


Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae family)
Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae family)


Large stick insect
Large stick insect
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Moth
Moth


Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in vegetation along oxbow lake
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Male cock-of-the rock performing in the Amazon cloud forest
Male cock-of-the rock performing in the Amazon cloud forest


Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus)
Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus)


Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Manu cliff
Manu cliff


Lodge at Boca Manu landing strip
Lodge at Boca Manu landing strip
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Bat
Bat


Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera) in flight
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Green, orange, and blue leafhopper
Green, orange, and blue leafhopper


Red-and-green macaws
Red-and-green macaws
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Heliconius sara butterfly
Heliconius sara butterfly
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Yellow-crowned parrots (Amazona ochrocephala) in tree
Yellow-crowned parrots (Amazona ochrocephala) in tree
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Red-and-green macaws (Ara chloroptera)
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Small cat tracks
Small cat tracks
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Unknown bird
Unknown bird
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Red bromeliads in Manu cloud forest
Red bromeliads in Manu cloud forest


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) in Kapok tree
Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) in Kapok tree
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)



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