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Slideshow: nature images from Colombia

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Slideshow: nature images from Colombia [Still images with captions below]




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Poisonous caterpillar displaying its neon green but venemous spines


Jaguar (Panthera onca)


Honeycomb-shaped flower


Heliconia in Santuario Otún Quimbaya


Red and yellow bromeliad


Pink bromeliad flower


Green and purple orchid


Red bromeliad flower


Pink bromeliad flower


Red Heliconia with yellow and white blossoms


Amazon water lilies in Colombia


Oxbow lake filled with Amazon water lilies in Colombia


New Victoria amazonica leaf


White Victoria amazonica flower


Pink bananas


Bamboo forest in Colombia


Heliconia leaf


Leaf in the rainforest understory


Yellow colonial-style house in old Cartagena


Fisheye view of a colorful building in Old Cartagena


Boulders on the beach at Arrecifes in Parque Tayrona


Camping in the Amazon rainforest


Emergent tree rising above the Amazon rainforest canopy


Amazon River in flood


Oropendula nests silhouetted by sundown over the Amacayacu


Otún river




Waterfall and montane forest of La Pastora in Parque Ucumarí


Sunset over the Caribbean sea at Taganga lighthouse


Grassy riverbank of an Amazon tributary


Platform in the flooded swamp forest


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


Leaf toad in the Amazon


Brown tree frog near Puerto Narińo


Red, black, yellow, and white caterpillar


Orange and yellow beetle with black spots


Green and brown grasshopper with yellow markings and a black head


Thin spider in the Amazon


Green grasshopper


Red insect


Brown spider


Rasberry dragonfly


Giant black and red jungle tarantula


Pair of "rainbow" grasshoppers


Butterfly in the Amazon rainforest canopy


White a dark red-stripped butterfly


Transparent butterfly of the Nymphalidae family (Subfamily Satyrinae)


Wasps' nest


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


Orange, green, black, yellow, and turquoise grasshopper


Red, black, and white butterfly


Nymphalidae transparent-winged butterfly in a Colombian cloud forest


Black, blue, and orange butterfly in Colombia


Clear-wing butterfly (Pseudohaeterea hypaesia) in Colombia


Green macaw


Blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna)


Harpy Eagle, Harpia harpyja, in Colombia


Red Bill Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)


Woolly monkey


Red howler monkey


Borugo (Agouti taczanowskii)


Headshot of a tapir (Tapirus terrestris)


Ocelot


Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)


Red howler monkey howling


Boa constrictor in defensive mode


Juvenile caiman


Black Caiman (Melanosucus niger) among water hyacinth


Headshot of a rainbow skink


Anaconda with tongue extended


False coral snake


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










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