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Colombia Photos

This page will be in Flux until the end of January 2007.


HIGHLIGHTS


Green macaw


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


Leaf toad in the Amazon


Fer de Lance (Bothrops asper)


Red, black, yellow, and white caterpillar


Green grasshopper


Orange and yellow beetle with black spots


Green and brown grasshopper with yellow markings and a black head


Multicolored grasshopper


Green and brown grasshopper with yellow markings and a black head


Thin spider in the Amazon


Green grasshopper


Red insect


Green katydid


Brown spider


Blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna)


Emerging Victoria amazonica leaf


Amazon water lilies in Colombia


Oxbow lake filled with Amazon water lilies in Colombia


New Victoria amazonica leaf


Woolly monkey


Red howler monkey


White Victoria amazonica flower


Rasberry dragonfly


Juvenile caiman


Grassy riverbank of an Amazon tributary


Amazon River in flood


Giant black and red jungle tarantula


Pair of "rainbow" grasshoppers


Oropendula nests silhouetted by sundown over the Amacayacu


Butterfly in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Emergent tree rising above the Amazon rainforest canopy


Platform in the flooded swamp forest


Canopy access platform in the flooded swamp forest of the Colombian Amazon


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)


Ocelot


Boulders on the beach at Arrecifes in Parque Tayrona


Headshot of a rainbow skink


Sunset over the Caribbean sea at Taganga lighthouse


Yellow colonial-style house in old Cartagena


Fisheye view of a colorful building in Old Cartagena


Honeycomb-shaped flower


Red Bill Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)


Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)


White a dark red-stripped butterfly


Heliconia in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Clear-wing butterfly (Pseudohaeterea hypaesia) in Colombia


Transparent butterfly of the Nymphalidae family (Subfamily Satyrinae)


Red and yellow bromeliad


Otún river


Waterfall and montane forest of La Pastora in Parque Ucumarí


Wasps' nest


Pink bananas


Bamboo forest in Colombia


Pink bromeliad flower


Green and purple orchid


Red bromeliad flower


Pink bromeliad flower


Anaconda with tongue extended


False coral snake


Heliconia leaf


Red Heliconia with yellow and white blossoms


Red howler monkey howling


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


Orange, green, black, yellow, and turquoise grasshopper


Brown tree frog near Puerto Narińo


Poisonous caterpillar displaying its neon green but venemous spines


Leaf in the rainforest understory


Red, black, and white butterfly


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


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


Nymphalidae transparent-winged butterfly in a Colombian cloud forest


Black, blue, and orange butterfly in Colombia


Parrot


Colorful grasshopper


Black, blue, and yellow butterfly


Osprey?


Ants on a red-orange flower bud


Brown butterfly on the forest floor


Leaf toad in the Colombian Amazon


Wasp in the Amazon rainforest


Brown walking stick


Brown grasshopper


Green grasshopper


Black and orange beetle


Multicolored katydid


Grasshopper eating a leaf


Green spiny caterpillar


Zig zag beetle


Brown grasshopper


Light green colored cricket


Brown walking stick


Rainforest toad


Blue morpho on a wooden deck


Woolly monkey


Yellow-handed Titi Monkey


Toad


Borugo rodent


Captive harpy eagle


Juvenile caiman among water hyacinth


Blue-and-gold Macaw


Overhead view of deforestation in the Colombian Amazon


Taganga village


Beach of Taganga Bay


Red Heliconia


Red Heliconia


Scarlet macaw


Waterfall at Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Umbrella leaf


Bromeliads


Bromeliads


Banana flower


Cacti


Unknown yellow and black Colubrid snake


Light orange caterpillar


Caribbean sea at Parque Tayrona


Boats on the beach at Taganga


Frigate bird in flight above Taganga


Taganga lighthouse at sunset


Building in Old Cartagena


Narrow street in Old Cartagena


Delicate heliconia


Young heliconia plant


Cousin it cactus


Unknown cactus


Unknown cactus


Close up of the Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), the world's longest snake


Anaconda


Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus)


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


Unknown yellow and black Colubrid snake


Unknown yellow and black Colubrid snake


False coral snake (Anilius scytale)


Fer de Lance (Bothrops asper) viper


Raised walkways and houses of Leticia, Colombia


Old Cartagena Street


NYE in Cartagena beach


Miltoniopsis vexillaria orchid


White flower


Plant with red-edged leaves


Yellow and red flower with white buds


Brick red Heliconia


Red and yellow Heliconia


Closeup on leaves of a rainforest plant


Purple banana flower


Black agouti (Dasyprocta fuliginosa)


Brown-throated Parakeet (Aratinga pertinax)


Green iguana swimming across a river


Green iguana in Colombia


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


Montane forest of Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Yellow-legged wasp


Epiphytes in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Transparent butterfly (Pseudohaeterea hypaesia) in Colombia


Red and yellow Heliconia in Colombia


Colombian cloud forest of Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Epiphyte roots in Santuario Otún Quimbaya montane forest


Hanging vines in a Colombian cloud forest


Black and red beetle


Orchids growing up the trunk of a tree in a Colombian cloud forest


Tank bromeliad in a Colombian montane forest


Transparent-winged butterfly with orange, black, and white markings


Fishing spider in Colombia


Red and black butterfly


Waterfall at Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Tree-planting project in Colombia


Red and yellow brachts of a Heliconia in Colombia


Orange flowers


Black and yellow butterfly


Swamp in a Colombian montane forest near Pereira


Cecropia tree


Philodendron in Colombia


Gold coin with a warrior engraving


Gold mask


Gold statue


Gold statue


Pink and yellow flowers


Protea flower


Green flowers


Orange-red tubular flower


Cacti


Pink bromeliad flower


Bromeliad


Purple and white bucket orchid


Orange and black insect


Looking up at a canopy platform in a Kapok tree


Brown and green beetle


The canopy of the Amazon rainforest


Bromeliad in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Anole lizard in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Rainforest canopy walkway in Colombia


Red flowers of a bromeliad in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Platform in the rainforest canopy


Flooded forest in the Amazon


Woolly monkeys


Amazon meadow


Flotsam in the Amazon river


Red and brown butterfly


Forest green centipede with yellow legs and dark red antenna


Amazon spider


Giant black and red tarantula in the Amazon rainforest


Brown spider


Bright green caterpillar displaying its toxic spines in the Amazon rainforest


Orange and yellow beetle


Lead toad among leaf litter


Butterfly with clear wings and false eye-spots


Green grasshopper eating a banana leaf


Close-up on a leaf grasshopper


Rainbow grasshopper


Multi-colored grasshoppers


White insect with light orange spots


Brown leaf katydid


Caterpillar with an orange head and yellow-white and black bands


Woolly monkey hanging upside down


Green anaconda near a river edge in the Amazon


Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) in Colombia


Borugo (Agouti taczanowskii) in the Colombian Amazon


Harpy Eagle, Harpia harpyja


Harpy eagle, profile head shot


Jaguar (Panthera onca)


Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)


Victoria amazonica water lilies in the Amazon


White flower blossom of Victoria amazonica


Organic solar cell


Buttress roots of an Amazon rainforest tree


Black, orange, and light blue butterfly


Black dragonfly with red posterior parts (abdominal segments)


Brown cockroach with yellow and black markings


Green dragonfly with alternating green and black abdominal segments


Brown moth with light yellow markings on its wings


Flooded forest in Colombia


Towering Ceiba tree in the Colombian Amazon


Ranch along the Amazon river


Green macaw


Rainforest meadow in the Amazon near Puerto Narińo


Deforestation for cattle pasture in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia


Mist rising from the Amazon rainforest


White insect with black spots and an orange head


Golden-eyed tree frog near Puerto Narińo


Green Katydid near Puerto Narińo


Rasberry dragonfly


Colombian Ocelot


Overhead view of forest clearing in the Colombian Amazon


Church in central plaza of Leticia


Queen Victoria water lily in the Amazon


Amazon water lilies in Leticia


Raised homes in Leticia


Blue-and-yellow Macaw


Scarlet macaw


Amazon water lilies


Amazon water lilies


Colorful butterfly feeding on a yellow flower


Colorful butterfly feeding on a yellow flower


Colorful butterfly feeding on a yellow flower


Group of Amerindian girls in a dugout canoe on the Amazon river


Red and black dragonfly


Grasshopper


Black, red, and yellow butterfly


Black, red, and yellow butterfly


Black, blue, and yellow butterfly


Amazon river near Puerto Narińo


Brown bird


Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana) in the Amazon


Silvery-green grasshopper


Brown cricket


Green grasshopper with yellow markings and a black head


Bright green grasshopper


Black spiny caterpillar


Brown spider on its web


Black insect with orange parasites


Canopy walkway in Parque Amacayacu (Colombia)


Rainforest canopy


Rainforest canopy


Yellow-handed Titi Monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Motorized canoe moving up a tributary of the Amazon river


Anaconda in the Amazon


Amazon tortoise


Brown moth


Ocelot


Overhead view of slash-and-burn agriculture in the Amazon rainforest


Turquoise Caribbean Sea off the coast of Parque Tayrona


Distant view of Cańaveral beach


Comorant drying its wings


Beach at Taganga


Vine growing up a moss-covered tree trunk


Umbrella leaf in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Cacti


Cacti


Bromeliads


Flowers


Peach Hibiscus


Magenta Hibiscus


Flowers


Heliconia


Heliconia


Cacti


Cacti


Anilius scytale coral snake


South American rattlesnake


Parrot


Parrot


Cartagena beachfront


Mud bath bubble at El Totumo


Blue-tailed skink in Tayrona


Brown anole lizard in Colombia


Green anole in Parque Tayrona


Green anole in Colombia


Rainbow lizard


Light orange bristly caterpillar in Parque Tayrona


Arrecifes in Colombia


Cormorant sunning at Pargque Tayrona


Rainbow skink


Red, black, and brown butterfly with white spots


Vine growing up trunk of canopy tree in Parque Tayrona


Leaf cutter ants entering their nest


Leaf-cutter ants entering their nest


Rainbow Ameivas (Cnemidophorus deppei) in Colombia


Cnemidophorus deppei lizard in Colombia


Rainbow Ameivas in Colombia


Taganga, Colombia, a small fishing village northeast of Santa Marta


Dry forest and cactus in northern Colombia, near Taganga


Frigate bird in flight above Taganga dry forest


Frigate bird in flight


Bougainvillea-lined street in the old part of Cartagena


Old Cartagena


Fisheye view of a narrow street in Old Cartagena


Distorted fisheye photo of a door in Old Cartagena


Bromeliads blanketing a canopy tree in the Andean montane forest


Rainforest vegetation


Young heliconia plant


Young heliconia plant


Purple flowers


Bromeliad in the Andean montane forest of Colombia


Nephila spider in the Colombia Andes


Fern leaves


Green leaf


Philodendron roots


Water lily room at the Bogota Botanical Garden (Jardin Botanico)


Orange Heliconia


Red-tipped bromeliad


Hairy cactus


Unknown cactus


Unknown cactus


Unknown cactus


Aerial view of the Amazon river as it forms the border between Colombia and Peru


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of an Oxbow lake off the Amazon river


Green anaconda


Boa constrictor in "strike" position


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


False coral snake


Snake anti-venom


Bushmaster (Lachesis sp.), South American rattlesnake


Victoria amazonica


Raised houses of Leticia


Amazon river port at Leticia


Port marketplace in Leticia


Outskirts of Leticia, on the Amazon river


Blue and gold macaw


Yellow-orange painted church


Colorful door in Old Cartagena


Agricultural burning near Pereira


Bromeliad with pink flower


Yellow and black orchids


Lavendar flowers


Mutilcolored house plant species


Banana leaf


Plant with red-edged leaves


Segmented plant stem


Tangled roots


Yellow bird


Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus)


Canopy tree laden with hundreds of epiphytes


American Bison (Bison bison)


Forest fragment near Santuario Otún Quimbaya / Parque Ucumarí / Refugio La Pastora


Palm leaf in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Large leaf


Flowers in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


White moth


Santuario Otún Quimbaya forest


Big leaf in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Heliconius butterfly in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Satyrinid (Satyrinae) butterfly with clear wings


Red and yellow Heliconia


Bromeliad in a Colombian cloud forest


Cloud forest in Colombia


Red and yellow bromeliad in Colombia


Red and yellow bromeliads


Leaf of a rainforest shrub


The shallow root structure of a canopy tree


Forest of Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris) in Colombia


Otún river


Red and black butterfly on a sandy river beach


Creek leading to a waterfall at Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Fuschia-colored flowers in Colombia


Black and orange butterfly


White fungi on a rainforest tree trunk


Umbrella leaf


Creek in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Canopy trees with white leaves


Otún river


Daddy longlegs in the Colombian rainforest


Purple and yellow flowers


Yellow beetle climbing a blade of grass


Yellow and purple orchid


Giant bamboo at the botanical gardens in Pereira


Bamboo sprouting from the forest floor


Orange palm fruit


Orange Heliconia


Black, blue, and orange butterfly


Orange palm fruit


Colombian montane forest


Large green umbrella leaf


purple-pink banana flower


Red epiphytic plants growing out of a rotting log


Giant bamboo in Colombia


Bamboo thicket in Colombia


Light yellow mushrooms in Colombia


Orange Heliconia


Pre-colombia ceramic


Gold chestplate


Gold statue


Gold winged fish


Ceramic statue with a bronze nose (septum) loop


Bronze vase


Poporo femenino bronze statue


Gold breastplate


Gold crown


Gold fish figurines


Gold frog statues


Gold chestplate


Gold statue


Gold raft (back view)


Gold raft (front view)


Protea flower, side view


Cacti


Cacti


Yellow cacti flower


Cacti


Cacti with pink flower


Pink flower


Pink flower


Yellow bird on a fern


Juniper


Maroon, yellow, and lavendar flowers


Pink and purple flower


Red and yellow flower produced by a bromeliad


Flower


Lizard on a tree trunk


Brown lizard with red markings


Brown centipede on the trunk of a canopy tree


Tree frog


Bromeliads in the rainforest canopy


Bromeliads in the rainforest canopy


Butterfly high in the rainforest canopy of the Amazon


Closeup of bromeliads growing in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Bromeliads in the canopy of the Amazon rain forest


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Ladder into the rain forest canopy


Camouflaged grey anolis lizard high in the forest canopy of the Amazon


Amazon forest canopy as seen at eye level


Amazon rainforest canopy as seen at eye level


Flowering bromeliads high in the rain forest canopy


Red flowers of a bromeliad in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Bromeliad atop a rainforest canopy tree


Rainforest canopy tree


Canopy platform in the Amazon rainforest


Slogging through a swamp in the Amazon rainforest


Buttress roots in the Amazon swamp forest


Buttress roots of a canopy tree in the Amazon swamp forest


Debrius floating down the Amazon river


Yellow-handed Titi Monkey


Common woolly monkey


Acrobatic woolly monkey


Red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) howling


Common woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha)


Colombian black spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris)


Emergent canopy tree near a cattle pasture in the Amazon


Ticuna child in a doorway of a hut in San Martin


Ticuna child playing with a plastic toy


Ticuna girl


Ticuna child in San Martin


Oropendula nests along the Amacayacu, a tributary of the Amazon river


Light green katydid


Moth that has been invaded by a parasitic fungus


Walking palm


Stick insect with orange feet


Gray frog changing from tadpole to adult form


Moss-like caterpillar covered with poisonous spines


Neon green caterpillar in the Amazon rainforest


Can you find the leaf frog (Bufo typhonius)?


Butterfly with transparent wings, eye-spots, and orange-rust coloration


Wasp nest under a rainforest leaf


Clear-wing butterfly in the Colombian Amazon


Brown praying mantis on a lichen-covered tree trunk


Black caterpillar with long white hairs, a yellow stripe, and red parts


Hut in an Amerindian communal garden


Black caterpillar with orange spots


Black caterpillar with orange spots


Gray grasshopper


Grasshopper: black head, red antenna, yellow stripes, green legs, red haunches


Unknown grasshopper: black head, red antenna, yellow stripes, green legs, red haunches


Unknown katydid


Green grasshopper feeding on a leaf


Multi-colored grasshopper


Leaf-mimicking grasshopper


Black beetle with yellow zigzag pattern


Rio Amacayacu, a tributary of the Amazon river, at Sunset


Rio Amacayacu


Kitchen at our camp site in the Amazon rainforest


Camping in the Amazon rainforest


Yellow and black spider in its web


Mottled gray and black grasshopper


Brown leaf katydid in the Colombian Amazon


White moth spotted on a night walk in the Colombian Amazon


Large brown cricket in the Amazon rainforest


Bright green katydid


Blue morpho with wings closed


Bright green shrub


Stream crossing in the Colombian Amazon


Ticuna children playing with a pet rodent


Orange butterfly feeding on damp laundry along an Amazon tributary


Orange butterfly feeding on damp laundry


Woolly monkey in a tree


Black spider monkey in the Colombian Amazon


Monk saki monkey (Pithecia monachus)


Yellow-handed titi at an Amazon rehabilitation center


Clouds over the Amazon rainforest


Reeds along the Amazon river


Sunset over the Amazon river


Sunset over the Amazon river in Colombia


Ants in a symbiotic relationship with a plant in the Amazon rainforest


Red segmented worm on the floor of the Amazon rainforest


Large black caiman in an oxbow lake


Green anaconda underwater


Mountain Paca (Agouti taczanowskii) in the Colombian Amazon


Harpy Eagle, Harpia harpyja, at a rehabilitation center


Face of a Harpy Eagle, the world's largest eagle


Harpy eagle with its beak open


Jaguar (Panthera onca)


Jaguar


Jaguar opening its mouth


Jaguar (Panthera onca)


Jaguar licking its chops


Blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna)


Close headshot of a tapir


Red-purple Heliconia


Unknown butterfly


Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura)


Victoria amazonica water lilies in the Amazon


Victoria amazonica flower


Young Giant Amazon Water Lily, Victoria amazonica


Brown buterfly with red, white, lavendar, and orange markings


Banyon tree in the Amazon


Buttress roots provide support for an Amazon rainforest tree


Shallow-rooted rainforest canopy trees often have buttress roots for support


Amazon water lily shaped like a pair of lips


Victoria amazonica 'lips'


Amazon homestead


Mating grasshoppers on a blade of grass


Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus albigena)


Black dragonfly with red rearparts


The Amazon River near Leticia, Colombia


Black bee with a yellow head


Black and orange beetle


Giant Ceiba tree in the Colombian Amazon


Green parrot


Green parrot


Sunset over the Amazon


Sundown in the Amazon rainforest


Small hornet nest on a Heliconia leaf


Mothers and sons in a dugout on the Amazon


A main street in Puerto Narińo, an ecologically-sensitive city in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia


Puerto Narińo


Tree frog on a fence post near Puerto Narińo


Osprey?


Osprey?


Black vulture (Coragyps atratus) in Colombia


Black vulture (Coragyps atratus)


Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) stalking its prey


Airplane view of slash-and-burn forest clearing in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia


Aerial view of forest and small scale agricultural clearing in the Colombian Amazon


View from an airplane of Colombia's Amazon rainforest


Aerial view of likely indigenous forest clearing in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia


Aerial view of a meandering stream in the Colombian Amazon


Airplane view of mining near Bogota


Aerial view of mining operation near Bogota, Colombia


Parrot


Santader statue in Leticia


Raised walkway in Leticia


Raised houss in Leticia


Floating homes along the Amazon near Leticia


Floating homes along the Amazon near Leticia


Floating homes along the Amazon near Leticia


White flowers of the Amazon water lily


Tucuxi Dolphin in the Amazon river


Red and black insect


Researchers' quarters at Amacayacu National Park


Brown butterfly


Brown butterfly


Fuschia-colored flower


Amazon ranch house


Central walk in Puerto Narińo


Clearing in Puerto Narińo


Black vulutre lifting its wings


Black vulture


Yellow-headed bird


Line of black vultures


Black vulture on a fence post


White houseboat in Amazon


Amazon houseboat hotel in the Colombian rainforest


Yellow floating house in the Amazon


Marooned floating house in the Amazon


Amazon floating house


Floating house along the Amazon river


Amazon children using a fishing net


Brown cricket


Dark brown stick insect


Tennis-ball green caterpillar


Brown grasshopper


Black and orange insect


Green grasshopper


Green and yellow grasshopper


Amacayacu river


Amacayacu river


Rainforest cockroach


Brown katydid


Blue morpho viewed from behind, wings closed


Blue morpho on a wooden deck


Rainforest canopy


Rainforest canopy


Rainforest canopy


Riot of vegetation in the rainforest canopy


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Woolly monkey


Caiman among water lillies


Anaconda in the Amazon


Anaconda in the Amazon


Tapir


Aerial view of a winding river in the Colombian Amazon


Deforestation in Colombia


Greenhouses in Bogota, Colombia


Grass hut amoung cacti near Taganga


Boats in Taganga Bay


Orb spider


Insect-chewed leaf in the rainforest


Santuario Otún Quimbaya cloud forest


Naked Simon Bolivar statue in the Central Plaza of Pereira


Yellow flower


Amazon Maloca


Amazon Maloca


Cacti


Cacti


Botanical garden structure


Flowers


Orchid


Flowers


Flowers


Flowers


Poinsettia


Flowers


Heliconia


Water lilies


Orange flowers


Plant


Cacti


Cacti


Preparing to milk a fer-de-lance for its venom


View of Bogota from airplane


Volcan de Lodo El Totumo outside Cartagena


Volcan de Lodo El Totumo mud bath


El Totumo mud bath


Nephila orb spider in Tayrona national park


Blue-tailed skink in Colombia


View north from beach at Arrecifes


Caribbean sea along Arrecifes beach


Red, black, brown, and white butterfly


Red, black, brown, and white butterfly


Orange, black, and gray spider


Vine on the trunk of a canopy tree in Parque Tayrona


Leaf cutter ants in Parque Tayrona


Leaf cutter ants entering their nest in Parque Tayrona


Leaf cutters entering their nest


Rainbow Ameivas lizard


Rainbow Ameivas (Cnemidophorus species) laying flat on a rock (full body)


Deforesration outside Parque Tayrona in Colombia


Beach at Taganga


Boats at Taganga


Taganga, a small fishing village northeast of Santa Marta, just west of Parque Tayrona


Grass hut overlooking Taganga


Orange door in Cartagena


Narrow street in the old section of Cartagena


Blue house in old town, Cartagena


Man preparing a coconut in old Cartagena


Deforested hillside in Colombia


Deforestation of a hillside in Colombia


Nephila spider near Pereira, Colombia


Fern leaves


Honeycomb-shaped flower


Jagged leaf


Holey leaf


Amazon water lily


Amazon water lily


Light Orange Heliconia


Red cactus-like bromeliad


Unknown flowering cactus


Unknown cactus


Orange flower


Large agricultural fire near Bogota


Aerial view of an agricultural fire near Bogota


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon as it forms the border between Colombia and Peru near Leticia


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Aerial view of Leticia-Tabatinga


Aerial view of the Amazon river


Amazon river


Airplane view of the Leticia-Tabatinga border region


View of Leticia from an airplane


Eunectes murinus


Headshot of a green anaconda (Eunectes murinus)


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


Anilius scytale


Anilius scytale held by an Amerindian guide


Terciopelo or Equis


Milking a fer de lance for its venom


Brazilian Lance Head (Bothrops atrox)


Victoria amazonica water lilies


Victoria amazonica


Leticia


Cattle grazing along the Amazon


Religious statues on a balcony in Old Cartagena


White building


Old Cartagena


Aerial view of Pereira


Aerial view of Pereira


Agricultural fire near Pereira


Bromeliad with fuschia flower


Yellow and black orchids


Pink flower


Miltoniopsis vexillaria "josefina"


Orange, yellow, and white flower


Red lips flowers


Long yellow flowers


Red leafed-flower


Red leafed plant


Pink hibiscus


Plant with red-edged leaves


Pink blossoms


Red leaves


Dark red Heliconia with yellow flowers


Tangled roots of Philodendon plants


Tangled roots of Philodendon


Duckweed on a pond


Mudslide following deforestation in Colombia


Black agouti


Dasyprocta fuliginosa


Dasyprocta fuliginosa aouti


Aratinga pertinax


Perico Carisucio


Masses of bromeliads in a rainforest tree


Saimiri sciureus


Green iguana on a tree trunk in the Colombian Amazon


Canopy tree laden with epiphytes


Epiphytes on a rainforest tree


Bromeliads and other epiphytes in a canopy tree


Forest trail inSantuario Otún Quimbaya


Cattle ranch in the Andean montane forest


Forest fragment near Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Large leaf


Red flowers in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Red beetle with a black head


Montane forest of Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Forest wasp


Heliconia in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Red and orange insect on a rainforest leaf


Insects in the Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Purple flowers in Santuario Otún Quimbaya montane forest


White fungi in a Colombian montane forest


Butterfly with wings up


Bamboo grove in Colombia


Pink flower common in the montane forest of Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Rapids on the Otun river


Fast-flowing Otun river


Otun river as it flows through a Colombian montane forest


Fuschia-colored flowers


Otún river


Fuschia-colored flowers


White bird


White fungi on a tree trunk


White fungi on a tree trunk


Reforestation project in Colombia


Tank bromeliad


Creek in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Canopy trees in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Blue-crowned motmot (Momotus momota)


Yellow beetle climbing a blade of grass


Yellow beetle climbing a blade of grass


Wasps' nest


Wasps' nest


Giant bamboo at the Jardín Botánico de la Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira


Tourists experiencing the rainforest canopy first hand in Colombia


Canopy ecotourism in Periera


Rainforest canopy "adventure"


Giant bamboo in Colombia


Ancient cultures in Colombia


Fuschia and yellow flower


Kalanchoe blossfeldiana


Cacti


Green-headed Mallard duck


Red-leaved tank bromeliad


Bromeliad


Yellow bucket orchid


Brown tree lizard


Brown centipede on the trunk of a canopy tree


Orange and red beetle


Giant ceiba tree which serves at the base for climbing into the canopy


Tree frog


Tree frog


Tree frog


Ascending to the canopy


Ascending to the canopy


Ascending to the canopy


Ascending to the canopy


Soil in the rainforest canopy


Bromeliads growing in the Amazon rainforest canopy


Bromeliads in the canopy of the Amazon rainforest


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Bromeliads in the Amazon forest canopy


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Rain forest canopy walkway


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Brown-grey anole in the canopy


Flowering bromeliads high in the rain forest canopy of the Colombian Amazon


Amazon rainforest canopy


Amazon rainforest canopy


Bromeliads in the Amazon rain forest canopy


Flooded Amazon swamp forest


Amazon swamp forest


Slogging through the flooded Amazon swamp forest


Hiking in the flooded Amazon swamp forest


Amazon "chameleon" lizard on a tree trunk


Yellow-handed Titi Monkey (Callicebus torquatus)


Lagothrix lagothricha monkey


Young male woolly monkey


Common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha)


Monk saki (Pithecia monachus monachus)


Red howler monkey at a rehabilitation center


Red howler monkey


Alouatta seniculus


Two young male woolly monkeys


Two young male woolly monkeys at play


Black spider monkey in Colombia


Emergent canopy tree in the Amazon rainforest


High-speed Amazon riverboat


Flotsam in the flooded Amazon river


Ticana kids


Ticana children at play


Ticana children at play in San Martin


Riverside vegetation


Amazon ants devouring a leaf


Light green katydid on a leaf


Green grasshopper with black and bright yellow stripes


Dark green centipede with yellow legs and dark red antenna


Light green praying mantis


Amazon rainforest camp site - step 1


Setting up an Amazon rainforest camp site


Amazon light gap caused by a tree fall


Stick insect with orange feet


Leaf toad


Striated seed on the rainforest floor


Termite nest


Red palm roots


Cicada emergence tube


Unknown butterfly


Insect-weary leaf in the rainforest understory


Orange and yellow beetle ON A LEAF IN THE COLOMBIAN AMAZON


Butterfly with see-through wings and false eye-spots


Butterfly with transparent wings and false eye-spots


Amazon rainforest camp site set up, with tarp


Amazon rainforest camp site set up, with tarp


Hammocks and mosquito nets at Amazon camp site


Seed pod on the forest flood


Black beetle with orange fringe


Metallic beetle with black spots


Two colorful grasshoppers in Colombia


Tangerine insect with black spots


Tangerine-colored insect with black spots


Grasshopper with a black body, yellow stripes, and green legs


Rio Amacayacu at Sunset


Sundown on the Amacayacu


Amacayacu River at sundown


Emergent canopy tree at sunset


Amazon rainforest campsite


Green phosphorescent fungi


Small Amazon forest toad


Callichthys catfish in an Amazon creek at night


Armored catfish in an Amazon creek at night


Green-spot Grasshopper


Green-spot Grasshopper in the Colombian Amazon


Small forest creek in the Colombian Amazon


Blue morpho buttefly with closed wings


Ticuna children of San Martin playing with a young rodent


Black spider monkey in the Colombian Amazon


Orphaned red howler monkey at a rehabilitation center


Woolly monkey hanging out


Woolly monkey hanging out


Woolly monkey hanging out


Sunset over the Amazon


Sundown over the Amazon river in Colombia


Sundown over the Amazon


Scorpion spider


Large black caiman near an Amazon water lily


Green anaconda in Colombia


Closeup on the face of a harpy eagle


Black Caiman (Melanosucus niger)


Captive jaguar in Colombia


Jaguar


Colombian Jaguar (Panthera onca)


Jaguar yawn


Jaguar yawning


Tapir walking


Tapir standing at the edge of a grassy meadow


Small brown spider on a banana leaf


Cacao-like pods


Kitchen in an Amazon home


Boat on the bank of a lily pond in the Amazon


Red fringed Amazon water lily


Dozens of Giant Amazon Water Lily, Victoria amazonica


Flower bud of a Giant Amazon water lily breaking the surface of an oxbow lake


Disperse roots provide support for a Banyon tree in the Amazon


Brother and sister in the Amazon


Homes on the bank of the Amazon river


Girls paddling a dugout canoe in the Amazon


Two boys sitting in a dugout on the Amazon river


Group of local girls paddling a dugout canoe in the Amazon


Wood home along the Amazon river


Handicrafts at a tourist stop (Isla de los Micos) on the Amazon


Grasshopper with a black band, a green head, and yellow-orange legs


Green grasshopper with black eyes


Floodplain (varzea) forest along the Amazon river


Yellow flowering tree behind an Amazon settlement


Light green dragonfly with alternating green and black abdominal segments, in Macedonia, an Amerindian craftsmen community


Two men in a dugout canoe on the Amazon river


Amazon skink


Amazon skink on a tree branch


Flooded forest in the Colombian Amazon


Spiny white and black caterpillar


Spiny white and black caterpillar


South American 'chameleon'


Yellow-headed caterpillar


Amazon 'chameleon'


Black butterfly with blue and yellow spots


Scarlet macaw


Amazon meadow near Puerto Narino


Cattle pasture in the Colombian Amazon


Red fruit


Sunset over the Amazon near Puerto Narińo


Puerto Narino, a 'green' city in the Amazon rainforest


Green Katydid near Puerto Narińo


Green Katydid near Puerto Narińo


Black vulture


Osprey?


Osprey?


Osprey?


Osprey?


Wattled Jacana, Jacana jacana


A face only a mother could love - the tapir


Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)


Painted leopard yawning


Deforestation (aerial view)


Aerial view of a patch of cleared rainforest in the Colombian Amazon


Potential coca plantation in the Amazon rainforest


Swidden agriculture in the Amazon rainforest


Plane view of slash-and-burn forest clearing in the Amazon


Meandering river in the Colombian Amazon


Heart formation in an Amazon river


River in Colombia (view from an airplane)


Aerial view of Amazon Basin in Colombia


Forest clearing near a rainforest stream in Colombia


Aerial view of Colombia outside of Bogota


Airplane view of the Colombian countryside outside of Bogota


Turquoise leaching pits from a mine in Colombia


Aerial view of mining outside Bogota


Aerial view of forest clearing in the Colombian countryside


Colombian greenhouses on the outskirts of Bogota


Industrial area outside Bogota


Industrial area outside Bogota


Industrial area outside Bogota


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Mud bath


Brodie in Bogota


Brodie with his snake


Brodie with his snake


Rhett with Anaconda


Rhett in Cartagena


Brodie in Cartagena


Brodie in Cartagena


Brodie in Cartagena


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Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


Brodie ascending to the canopy


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Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


Brodie getting frisky with a monkey


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