Unfortunately, I didn't see any larger animals, other than a Black Caiman (Melanosuchus niger, german: Mohrenkaiman, french: Caïman noir) and a brief glimpse of an Ocelot. Here are some of the pictures of the non-avian fauna and flora of Guyana.

Pictures of birds in Guyana and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Guyana
Guyana Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.


View Savanna Pacaraima
View of the savanna from Pacaraima Mountain, near Annai. (704k)
View Rainforest Turtle
View of the rainforest from Turtle Mountain, near the Iwokrama Lodge. (762k)
Rainforest Along Burro
Rainforest along the Burro Burro River, near the Surama Lodge. (968k)
Rainforest View Flowering
Rainforest view with flowering trees in the distance. (1011k)
Along Essequibo River
Along the Essequibo River. (500k)
Kurupukari Falls Essequibo
Kurupukari Falls in the Essequibo River. (814k)
Sunset Over Savanna
Sunset over the savanna at the Rock View Lodge. (421k)
Kaieteur Falls
Kaieteur Falls. (794k)
Kaieteur Falls
Kaieteur Falls. (861k)
Downstream Kaieteur Falls
Downstream of the Kaieteur Falls. (755k)


Mushrooms. (761k)
Young Leaves Of
Young leaves of most of the smaller plants are red. They become green later. (979k)
Creeping Vine Tree
Creeping vine on a tree. (1114k)
Giant Heliconias
Giant Heliconias. (1444k)
Heliconia Flower Heliconia
Heliconia flower (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (588k)
Tiger Bromeliad Vriesea
Tiger Bromeliad (Vriesea splendens). (1028k)
Giant Bromeliad Brocchinia
Giant Bromeliad (Brocchinia micrantha). (1216k)
Kufa Clusia Grandiflora
Kufa (Clusia grandiflora). (1390k)
Kufa Clusia Grandiflora
Kufa (Clusia grandiflora) flower. (626k)
Kufa Clusia Grandiflora
Kufa (Clusia grandiflora) fruit. (644k)
Kaieteur Sundew Drosera
Kaieteur Sundew (Drosera kaieteurensis), a carnivorous plant, endemic to the Kaieteur area. (1460k)
Yellow Sap Oozing
Yellow sap oozing out of a root. It is used as glue by the local people. (1013k)
Tree Air Roots
Tree with air roots. (1335k)
Walking Palm Socratea
Walking Palm (Socratea exorrhiza, french: Palmier marcheur). (1376k)
Tree Lots Liana
Tree with lots of liana air roots. (1201k)
Sand Mora Mora
Sand Mora (Mora excelsa, french: Mora). (1096k)
Hollow Tree
Hollow tree. (1199k)
Huge Liana
Huge liana. (1329k)
Bulletwood Tree Manilkara
Bulletwood Tree (Manilkara bidentata, german: Balatabaum, french: Balata franc). It produces a natural rubber that is harvested. (1193k)
Liana Rotates Counterclockwise
This liana rotates counterclockwise when looking up. This is unusual, most lianas turn the other way. (1373k)


Leafcutter Ants Trail
Leafcutter ants trail. (1199k)
Leafcutter Ants Colony
Leafcutter ants colony. (1031k)
Ants Note Large
Ants. Note the large soldier with the big pincers. (775k)
Ants Coming Table
ants were coming up on my table and surrounded spills from my juice drink. (663k)
Termites Building Covered
Termites were building a covered walkway across the road. (1052k)
Bullet Ant Paraponera
Bullet Ant (Paraponera clavata, german: 24-Stunden-Ameise). (802k)
Ant Lion Traps
Ant lion traps. (1107k)
Tree Ants Nest
Tree with ants nest. (1123k)
Nest Black Bees
Nest of black bees. (1268k)
Termite Nest
Termite nest. (1093k)
Wax-tailed Planthopper
Wax-tailed planthopper. (1161k)
Large Beetle
Large beetle. (954k)
Cricket. (825k)
Grasshopper. (911k)
Beetle Glowing Eyes
Beetle with glowing eyes. It was amazing how bright its eyes glowed. (916k)
Large Spider
Large spider. (744k)
Millipede. (784k)
Dragon Fly Creating
Dragon fly creating wave patterns on the water from its wing beat. (721k)
Large Moth We
Large moth. We found it through the reflection of our search light in its eyes. (546k)
Menelaus Blue Morpho
Menelaus Blue Morpho (Morpho menelaus, french: Morpho bleu). (921k)
Social Caterpillars Never
Social caterpillars. I have never seen anything similar. There were about 50 caterpillars huddled together. (809k)
Swarm Wasps Had
A swarm of wasps had landed on a bush in front of my room. A few minutes later they took off again. (753k)
Frog. (778k)
Frog. (668k)
Gecko. (486k)
Lizard. (742k)
Large Lizard
Large lizard. (903k)
Green Iguana Iguana
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (864k)
South American River
South American River Turtle (Podocnemis expansa, french: Arrau). (591k)
Yellow-footed Tortoise Chelonoidis
Yellow-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus, german: Waldschildkröte, french: Tortue charbonnière à pattes jaunes). (775k)
Red-rumped Agouti Dasyprocta
Red-rumped Agouti (Dasyprocta leporina, french: Agouti doré). (700k)
Black Caiman Melanosuchus
Black Caiman (Melanosuchus niger, german: Mohrenkaiman, french: Caïman noir). (622k)
Black Caiman
Black Caiman. (348k)
Small Bat
Small bat. (647k)
Black Spider Monkey
Black Spider Monkey (Ateles paniscus, german: Rotgesichtklammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée commun) with a baby on her back. (781k)
Guyanan Red Howler
Guyanan Red Howler Monkey (Alouatta macconnelli, german: Guyana-Brüllaffe, french: Singe hurleur roux). (1008k)

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