Monthly Archives: May 2013

Images of a giant- the Amazon water Lily

The Giant Amazon water lily (Victoria amazonica), is found only on the mainstream flood planes of the Amazon river and never deep into tributaries. The Amazon water lily inhabits seasonal flood plane meadows and lakes found on the very channel … Continue reading

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Panor-Amazonas

The first two shots are of a storm brewing over an Amazon river Island A marvelous rainbow touched down in front of us This is a flood plane lake called Cocha Mayo Another type of flood plane lake called chontillal … Continue reading

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Kinka-who? The kinkajou

The kinkajou (Potos flavus)is a distant member of the Raccoon (Procyonidae) family. They are the only member of the genus potos .They have large powerful canines yet primarily feed on ripe fruits and nectar from flowers of trees such as … Continue reading

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