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Fantastic “Eyelash” Frog

07 Feb
Herping trips in the Amazon

The many ways organisms have developed to remain undetected is incredible! Take for example this Eyelashed Forest Frog (Edalorhina perezi) Also known as the snouted frog. This master of disguise can hide in plain sight on the forest floor and can remain undetected as long as it stays still in the leaf litter.   This […]

How to fool a predator.

20 Dec

The snail eating snake (Dipsas catesbyi) is a small reptile native to South America. They are very common and found right around our gardens in Oran. Although I have observed this snake dozens of times before, this is the first time I realized just exactly what it is doing. The snake when threatened, lines its […]

Macro photography around Otorongo Amazon River Lodge

28 Nov

Macro photography tours with Otorongo Expeditions at our Amazon River Lodge. If you love photography and the outdoors, this adventure is for you. We live in the most bio diverse region of the world where it is possible to discover a new creature in our very garden. Thousands of species of insects present themselves day […]

Trekking With Jaguars, Pumas and Pigs

12 Nov
Otorongo

This years Trail camera images from AntEater Ridge of Fossil Creek Communal Wildlife Reserve. Due to Increased internet poaching of endangered animals worldwide, the exact location of this trail is known only to our guides and Reserve Staff. The people in these images are not actors, they are real Adventure Travelers trekking in the depths […]

Images of a giant- the Amazon water Lily

27 May

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 influenced yearly by rains coming from the distant foothills.note a new flower head emerging from […]

Panor-Amazonas

09 May

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 (for the spiny chontilla palms) This is a section of floating meadow close to the […]

Kinka-who? The kinkajou

08 May

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 balsa. These incredible mammals even have a prehensile tail to help them as they clumsily […]

Giant Anaconda encounter !

25 Apr

On the 22nd of April 2013, Jill Elaine Roche , a brave American traveler 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 trail behind other than the frothy path left by the canoe. Moving silently and slowly […]