Panama has still some cloud forests. As far as larger animals are concerned, I saw mainly monkeys, and a sloth. Birds of course are the main attraction. I visited the Soberania Nation Park, Mount Totumas, and the area around Volcán Barú.

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Nature in Panama

Cloud Forest Mount Totumas
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1084k)
Cloud Forest Mount Totumas
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1128k)
Column Basalt Formation
Column basalt formation. (1084k)
Closer View Column Basalt
Closer view of the column basalt formation. (1201k)
First Three Waterfalls Boquette
First of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1347k)
Second Three Waterfalls Boquette
Second of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1447k)
Third Three Waterfalls Boquette
Third of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1184k)
Cloud Forest Three Waterfalls
Cloud forest at the Three Waterfalls near Boquette. (1454k)
Cloud Forest Three Waterfalls
Cloud forest at the Three Waterfalls near Boquette. (1298k)
Cloud Forest Boquette
Cloud forest near Boquette. (1.5M)

Flora in Panama

Mushroom
Mushroom. (1247k)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (992k)
Micro Orchids Flowers Only
Micro orchids. The flowers are only a few mm across. (949k)
Passiflora sp.
Passion Flower (Passiflora sp., german: Passionsblumen, french: Passiflore). (674k)
Agapanthus praecox
African Lily (Agapanthus praecox, french: Agapanthe). (670k)
Tibouchina urvilleana
Princess Flower (Tibouchina urvilleana). (684k)
Centropogon costaricae
Centropogon costaricae (Centropogon costaricae). (767k)
Centropogon congestus
Centropogon congestus (Centropogon congestus). (797k)
Impatiens walleriana
Busy Lizzie (Impatiens walleriana, german: Fleißiges Lieschen, french: Balsamine de Waller). (603k)
Rhododendron sp.
Rhododendron (Rhododendron sp., german: Rhododendren). (693k)
Iris virginica
Virginia Iris (Iris virginica). (647k)
Zantedeschia aethiopica
Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica, french: Arum d'Éthiopie). (537k)
Lily
Lily. (755k)
Lily
Lily. (686k)
Costus barbatus
Spiral Ginger (Costus barbatus). (613k)
Alpinia purpurata
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (528k)
Hibiscus sp.
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (752k)
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (858k)
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (857k)
Ananas sp.
Wild Pineapple (Ananas sp.). (1417k)
Pachystachys lutea
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea). (805k)
Fern Shoot
Fern shoot. (1335k)
Tree Full Bromeliads
Tree full of Bromeliads. (1489k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1274k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (993k)
Liana
Liana. (1328k)
Philodendron sp.
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1388k)
Philodendron sp.
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1155k)
All Trees Overgrown Vines
All the trees are overgrown with vines. (1.7M)
Tree Fern
Tree Fern. (1.6M)
Brugmansia sp.
Trumpet Flowers on a tree (Brugmansia sp., german: Engelstrompeten, french: Trompette des anges). (1110k)
Roystonea regia
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1440k)
Roystonea regia
Fruit stand of a Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1086k)
Socratea exorrhiza
Walking Palm (Socratea exorrhiza, german: Wanderpalme, french: Palmier marcheur). (1456k)
Astrocaryum standleyanum
Black Palm (Astrocaryum standleyanum). (1.5M)
Vochysia guatemalensis
May Tree (Árbol de Mayo) (Vochysia guatemalensis). (1024k)
Ulmus mexicana
Mexican Elm (Ulmus mexicana, german: Ulmen). (1315k)
Wild Avocado Tree
Wild Avocado tree. (1250k)
Oreopanax xalapensis
Mano de Leon (Oreopanax xalapensis). (1238k)

Fauna in Panama

Termite Nest
Termite nest. (1036k)
Azteca sp.
Aztec Ants nest (Azteca sp.). (1423k)
Leafcutter Ants
Leafcutter ants. (1158k)
Beetle
Beetle. (909k)
Strange Caterpillar
Strange caterpillar. (1215k)
Milliped
Milliped. (1134k)
Greta oto
Glasswing Butterfly (Greta oto, german: Glasflügelfalter). (700k)
Citheronia volcan
Royal Walnut Moth (Citheronia volcan), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panama. (866k)
Manduca rustica
Rustic Sphinx moth (Manduca rustica). (511k)
Eumorpha satellitia
Satellite Sphinx moth (Eumorpha satellitia). (596k)
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx moth (Xylophanes tersa). (626k)
Automeris metzli
Eyed Silk Moth (Automeris metzli). (673k)
Saturniidae gen.
Large moth, Saturniid (Saturniidae gen., german: Pfauenspinner). (1089k)
Frog
Frog. (675k)
Anolis ginaelisae
Anolis ginaelisae (Anolis ginaelisae). (1074k)
Anolis ginaelisae
Close-up of the Anolis ginaelisae Anole (Anolis ginaelisae). (693k)
Holcosus festivus
Central American Whiptail Lizzard (Holcosus festivus, german: Zentralamerikanische Ameive). (788k)
Basiliscus basiliscus
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (808k)
Basiliscus basiliscus
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (929k)
Dasyprocta punctata
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata, german: Agutis, french: Agouti ponctué). (821k)
Notosciurus granatensis
Red-tailed Squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis, german: Rotschwanzhörnchen, french: Écureuil à queue rouge) gathering nesting material. (704k)
Cebus imitator
Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe). (1123k)
Cebus imitator
Closer view of a Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe). (1157k)
Cebus imitator
The Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe) was hissing at us. (1107k)
Ateles geoffroyi
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (1143k)
Ateles geoffroyi
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (793k)
Alouatta palliata
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white scrotum of the adult male. (775k)
Alouatta palliata
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white mantle that gave the species the name. (997k)
Choloepus hoffmanni
Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni, german: Hoffmann-Zweifingerfaultier, french: Unau d'Hoffmann). (1116k)

Video Clip

Ateles geoffroyi
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (95.8M)

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