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pictures: rainforest mammals in Peru

Below you will find a collection of photos from Peru. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 1995, 2005, 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.


Environmental news for Peru | SLIDESHOWS: Peru 2011 Peru 2005









Capybara leaving water with a bird on its back
Capybara leaving water with a bird on its back
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Bat
Bat


Bat being held by a bat researcher
Bat being held by a bat researcher


Agouti in forest clearing
Agouti in forest clearing
Location: Manu National Park in the Rainforest of Peru

(Peru)

Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Local names: Mono fraile; Frailecillo; Huasita
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)

(Peru)

Bat held by a bat researcher
Bat held by a bat researcher


Bat
Bat


Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Location: Pueblo at Machu Picchu

(Peru)

Capybara totally covered in mud on bank of the Rio Tambopata
Capybara totally covered in mud on bank of the Rio Tambopata

(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)

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)

Cabybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) with babies along riverside
Cabybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) with babies along riverside
Local name: Ronsoco
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Cabybara with babies along riverside
Cabybara with babies along riverside
The capybara is the world's largest rodent.
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Brown Agouti (Dasyprocta variegata) on clay lick
Brown Agouti (Dasyprocta variegata) on clay lick
Local name: Anuje
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Cabybara with bird in strange position
Cabybara with bird in strange position
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Local names: Mono fraile; Frailecillo; Huasita
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Dusky Titi Monkey (Callicebus spp.)
Dusky Titi Monkey (Callicebus spp.)
Local name: TocÛn
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Local names: Mono fraile; Frailecillo; Huasita
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)

Pair of Capybara; one of which is covered in mud
Pair of Capybara; one of which is covered in mud
Location: Tambopata rainforest

(Peru)



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