Slideshow: nature images from Panama's rainforest

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Slideshow: nature images from Panama's rainforest [Still images with captions below]

Captions images from the slideshow

Red mangroves (Rhizophora mangle) in Panama

Panamanian black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) forest

Buttress root of a canopy tree in the rainforest of Barro Colorado Island

Lady of the Night Orchid (Brassavola nodosa)

Aerial view of tropical rainforest in Bocas del Toro

Deforestation in Panama

View of Panama Bay from Casco Viejo at sundown

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Canopy Crane

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute uses a construction crane to conduct tropical forest research in Panama

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute uses a construction crane to study Panama's tropical forest canopy

Jungle lining the Panama Canal near BCI

Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis spurrelli) sleeping on the buttress root of a rainforest tree

Leaf litter toad (Bufo typhonius alatus)

Blueberry poison arrow frog (Dendrobates pumilio)

Red poison-dart frog (Dendrobates pumilio)

Black caterpillar with off-white stripes, yellow spines, and orange antenna

Crab at Culebra Point Marine Education Center


Harpy Eagle at Summit Park

Collared Aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus)

Mantled Howler Monkey

Central American Agouti eating a fallen fruit

Tayassu tajacu

Juvenile White-throated Capuchin Monkey (Cebus capuchinus)

Panamanian Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus variegatus)

Atlantic Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)

Male anole in Panama

Boa constrictor in Bocas del Toro

Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis) in Panama


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