Botswana | Guyana | Ecuador | Malaysia | Suriname | Zimbabwe

Photos of rainforest wildlife



Morpho butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Golden-mantled tamarin (Saguinus tripartitus) raiding a banana garden in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Bats hanging out on ox-bow lake in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Deer in Gooseberry State Park, Minnesota



Lizard in the Gymnoptalmidae family in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) in an ox-bow lake in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Hornbill (unidentified species) in tree at dusk in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



Red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Moth or butterfly at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Golden-mantled tamarins (Saguinus tripartitus) raiding a banana garden in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Juvenile red-capped cardinal (Paroaria gularis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) and orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Gecko in lodge



Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) and orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Butterfly or moth caught in a spider's web in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Pink translucent butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Morpho butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeets (Brotogeris cyanoptera) at a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Anis in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Turtle in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Many-banded aracaris (Pteroglossus pluricinctus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Rufescent tiger heron (Tigrisoma lineatum) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Many-banded aracari (Pteroglossus pluricinctus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Millipede in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Small bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


A brilliantly colored lizard in Los Haitises National Park in the Dominican Republic.



Rehabilitated Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in Sabah, Malaysia



Oropendola (species?) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Weevil in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeets (Brotogeris cyanoptera) at a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Close-up of wild female Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris), which was raised by an indigenous tribe after her mother was hunted for food, periodically seeks out humans


Close-up wild female Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris), which was raised by an indigenous tribe after her mother was hunted for food, periodically seeks out humans


Dead millipede in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Frog in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Stick insect at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Katydid at night in Yasuni National Park in th Ecuadorian Amazon


White-lined monkey frog (Phyllomedusa vaillantii) at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Juvenile frog in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Guide picking up a bom jardim toad (Rhinella dapsilis) with a leaf in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in rehabilitation at Sepilok



Spider in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Jaguar skull



Ringed kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Black-fronted nunbird (Monasa nigrifrons) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Large grasshopper in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Red, blue, and yellow (on the underside) butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Black agouti (Dasyprocta fuliginosa) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) at night on the Tiputini River in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Crested owl (Lophostrix cristata) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Golden-mantled tamarin (Saguinus tripartitus) raiding a banana garden in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Wild female Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris), which was raised by an indigenous tribe after her mother was hunted for food, periodically seeks out humans


Parrots (species?) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Blue-spotted butterfly or moth in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Guide picking up a bom jardim toad (Rhinella dapsilis) with a leaf in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeets (Brotogeris cyanoptera) at a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


White-chinned jacamar (Galbula tombacea) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Female silver-beaked tanager (Ramphocelus carbo) scratching away in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Butterfly rests on camera in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Black-capped donacobius (Donacobius atricapilla) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Slender-billed kite (Helicolestes hamatus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) and orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) and orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Egret (unidentified) flying over the Kinabantagan River in Sabah Malaysia



Wattled jacana (Jacana jacana) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Juvenile South American common toad (Rhinella margaritifer) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Invertebrate in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Green sea turtle killed by a jaguar



Gecko in lodge



Tiny spider in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Many-banded aracari (Pteroglossus pluricinctus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Slender-billed kite (Helicolestes hamatus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Oropendola (species?) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Monk saki (Pithecia monachus) monkey in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeets (Brotogeris cyanoptera) at a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Molted insect exoskeleton at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Monk saki (Pithecia monachus) monkey in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Many-banded aracari (Pteroglossus pluricinctus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Red, blue, and yellow (on the underside) butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Dew on spider web in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



Blue, black, and orange butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Lizard in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Frog in the Pristimantis genus camouflaged in the leaf litter in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Monk saki (Pithecia monachus) monkey in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) and orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) a clay lick in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon



Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6


While these photos 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 mongabay




SHARE:





PERMISSION & USE
  • You may print this image for personal use.
  • You may share this image via social media.
  • Provided the mongabay.com logo is not removed, you may post this picture on your web site -- please include a link back to this page -- and use it for school projects and powerpoints.
  • If you are interested in using this photograph commercially and/or in a publication, please contact mongabay. Please reference the URL of this photo in your email. High resolution versions may be available and it may be possible to make this image available on a t-shirt or other products.


    Search for other pictures







  • what's new | rainforests | tropical fish | for kids | search | about | copyright & use | contact

    Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2012

    Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler, copyright 1996-2009. While these photos 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.


    Mongabay.com is a free resource.