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Pictures of Colombia

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These " Pictures of Colombia " were taken during a 2007 trip to Colombia.

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Poisonous caterpillar displaying its neon green but venemous spines

Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Honeycomb-shaped flower

Heliconia in Santuario Ot�n 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

Ot�n river

Waterfall and montane forest of La Pastora in Parque Ucumar�

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 Nari�o

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)


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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