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Collared puffbird (Bucco capensis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


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


Headless and bloated anaconda corpse



Numerous many-banded aracaris (Pteroglossus pluricinctus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon (look closely)


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


Cobalt-winged parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Pink translucent butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Green insect in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Camouflaged moth or 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).



Tarantula laying eggs at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Ferocious looking insect 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


Tiny spider 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


Orange translucent butterfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


White-chinned jacamar (Galbula tombacea) 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


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



Silhouette of a hornbill (unidentified species) in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



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


Squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Collared puffbird (Bucco capensis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Eye of a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) in an ox-bow lake in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


Large snail in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Dead banana spider (genus: Phoneutria), highly venemous, died of natural causes in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Ferocious looking insect in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Capped herons (Pilherodius pileatus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Katydid at night in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Anis in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Lizard 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


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


Bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


South American common toad (rhinella margaritifer) 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


Great Argus pheasant (Arguslanus argus) on the road in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



Juvenile frog 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


Dragonfly in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


Great kiskadees (Pitangus sulphuratus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


A scythebill (Campylorhamphus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuaodrian Amazon


Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) 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


Footprint of the wild cattle, banteng (Bos javanicus), in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



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


Poison dart frog (Ameerega bilinguis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Beetle resembling Charlie Brown's shirt in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Raptor in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Headless and bloated anaconda corpse



Jaguar paw print



Masked crimson tanager (Ramphocelus nigrogularis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Anhinga (anhinga anhinga) on an ox-bow lake in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Masked crimson tanager (Ramphocelus nigrogularis) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


Bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Eye of a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) in an ox-bow lake in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Local rangersweigh food for Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



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


Capped herons (Pilherodius pileatus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Juvenile green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) 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


Butterfly or moth in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Female silver-beaked tanager (Ramphocelus carbo) 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


Local rangers cut leaves for Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



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


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


Agami heron (Agamia agami) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Lizard in the anolis genus in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Katydid in Yasuni National in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Ant carrying flower petal in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Weevil in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Leaf cutter ants 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


Bird in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Lizard in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus) in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


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


Oropendola (species?) feeding on a mango in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Juvenile frog in the Pristimantis genus in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon


Crested owl (Lophostrix cristata) 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).



Well-camoflauged frog in the Pristimantis genus in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon



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