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

Nature in Panama

Cloud Forest Mount
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1084k)
Cloud Forest Mount
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1128k)
Column Basalt Formation
Column basalt formation. (1084k)
Closer View Column
Closer view of the column basalt formation. (1201k)
First Three Waterfalls
First of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1347k)
Second Three Waterfalls
Second of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1447k)
Third Three Waterfalls
Third of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1184k)
Cloud Forest Three
Cloud forest at the Three Waterfalls near Boquette. (1454k)
Cloud Forest Three
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
Micro orchids. The flowers are only a few mm across. (949k)
Flower
Flower. (674k)
Flower
Flower. (670k)
Flower
Flower. (684k)
Flower
Flower. (767k)
Flower
Flower. (797k)
Flower
Flower. (603k)
Flower
Flower. (693k)
Flower
Flower. (647k)
Flowers
Flowers. (848k)
Anthurium Flower
Anthurium flower. (537k)
Lily
Lily. (755k)
Lily
Lily. (686k)
Ginger Flower
Ginger flower. (613k)
Ginger Flower
Ginger flower. (528k)
Hibiscus Hibiscus Sp
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (752k)
Heliconia Heliconia Sp
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (858k)
Heliconia Heliconia Sp
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (857k)
Wild Pineapple Ananas
Wild Pineapple (Ananas sp.). (1417k)
Golden Shrimp Plant
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 Tree Philodendron
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1388k)
Philodendron Tree Philodendron
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1155k)
All Trees Overgrown
All the trees are overgrown with vines. (1.7M)
Tree Fern
Tree Fern. (1.6M)
Trumpet Flowers Tree
Trumpet Flowers on a tree (Brugmansia sp., german: Engelstrompeten). (1110k)
Cuban Royal Palm
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1440k)
Fruit Stand Cuban
Fruit stand of a Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1086k)
Walking Palm Socratea
Walking Palm (Socratea exorrhiza, french: Palmier marcheur). (1456k)
Black Palm Astrocaryum
Black Palm (Astrocaryum standleyanum). (1.5M)
May Tree árbol
May Tree (Árbol de Mayo) (Vochysia guatemalensis). (1024k)
Mexican Elm Ulmus
Mexican Elm (Ulmus mexicana). (1315k)
Wild Avocado Tree
Wild Avocado tree. (1250k)
Mano De Leon
Mano de Leon (Oreopanax xalapensis). (1238k)

Fauna in Panama

Termite Nest
Termite nest. (1036k)
Aztec Ants Nest
Aztec Ants nest (Azteca sp.). (1423k)
Leafcutter Ants
Leafcutter ants. (1158k)
Beetle
Beetle. (909k)
Strange Caterpillar
Strange caterpillar. (1215k)
Milliped
Milliped. (1134k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (700k)
Moth
Moth. (866k)
Moth
Moth. (511k)
Moth
Moth. (596k)
Moth
Moth. (626k)
Moth
Moth. (673k)
Large Moth
Large moth. (1089k)
Frog
Frog. (675k)
Giant Banded Anole
Giant Banded Anole (Anolis insignis). (1074k)
Close-up Giant Banded
Close-up of the Giant Banded Anole (Anolis insignis). (693k)
Central American Whiptail
Central American Whiptail Lizzard (Holcosus festivus, german: Zentralamerikanische Ameive). (788k)
Common Basilisk Basiliscus
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (808k)
Common Basilisk Basiliscus
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (929k)
Central American Agouti
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata, french: Agouti ponctué). (821k)
Red-tailed Squirrel Notosciurus
Red-tailed Squirrel (Notosciurus granatensis, german: Rotschwanzhörnchen, french: Écureuil à queue rouge) gathering nesting material. (704k)
Panamanian White-faced Capuchin
Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe). (1123k)
Closer View Panamanian
Closer view of a Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe). (1157k)
Panamanian White-faced Capuchin
The Panamanian White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panama-Kapuzineraffe) was hissing at us. (1107k)
Black-headed Spider Monkey
Black-headed Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps, german: Braunkopfklammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée à tête brune). (1143k)
Black-headed Spider Monkey
Black-headed Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps, german: Braunkopfklammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée à tête brune). (793k)
Mantled Howler Monkey
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white scrotum of the adult male. (775k)
Mantled Howler Monkey
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white mantle that gave the species the name. (997k)
Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth
Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni, german: Hoffmann-Zweifingerfaultier, french: Unau d'Hoffmann). (1116k)

Video Clip

Black-headed Spider Monkey
Black-headed Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps, german: Braunkopfklammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée à tête brune). (95.8M)

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