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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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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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Brave traveler photographs 15 foot Anaconda in flooded forest near Otorongo Expeditions jungle lodge

On the 22nd of April 2013, Jill Elaine Roche , a brave American traveller set off with her local guides to explore an extensive varzea or flooded forest by wooden canoe. They were sneaking in amongst the trees leaving no … Continue reading

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Tamandua photos taken by trail camera 50 yards from Otorongo jungle lodge

This fine specimen of blonde Amazonian tamandua was passing by my trail camera just before midnight last week. Six photos were taken but I only put the two best. The camera was located on a heavy travelled wildlife trail only … Continue reading

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Why am I in the Amazon?

At the turn of the century,I had the opportunity to visit the Amazon River with my father. We decide to do a seven day trip with a lodge located in the Tahuayo Reserve. We had a great time seeing how … Continue reading

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Photographic compilation of birds found near Otorongo Expeditions jungle lodge

I have been spending a considerable amount of time silent in the forest waiting to photographically catalog the bird species that can be found within roughly one mile. There are some photos I put that are slightly blurry but you … Continue reading

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Minute jumping spider attempts communication to human

I vow to take macro photos of every jumping spider I encounter. For me, these spiders are the most interesting and probably the most intelligent of all. The jumping spiders are from the family (Salticidae) which has more than 500 … Continue reading

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