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    White caiman (caiman crocodilus). Smaller of the two common South American crocodilians. Never as endangered as it's large Black relative due to the size of it's small pelt.

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    A five metre long Black Caiman surfaces on an oxbow lake. Seriously endangered as a species,they were hunted nearly to extinction in the 1950's. Within park boundaries larger specimens like this one are making a comeback.

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  • 862-03360713

    Pierid butterflies. Absorb minerals from the urine of capybaras deposited on the beach half an hour previously. Minerals are extremely hard to come by in the Amazon rain forest and are sought out wherever they can be found.

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  • 862-03360716

    Red and green macaws (Ara chloroptera) gather in a tree at dawn before descending to a clay lick,where the minerals in the earth help neutralise the toxins given off by the plants they eat.

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  • 862-03360709

    A male Ameiva lizard ( Ameiva ameiva) follows the female seen vertically top left of the picture. His colouring matches leaf litter both long dead and recent.

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  • 862-03360724

    Sunset on a bend of the Upper Manu River. The rivers are the highways of the Amazon. Ecotourists riding back from a day's wildlife watching are rewarded with the sight of a tropical sky reflected on the surface.

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  • 862-03360718

    A family of 14 capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris). These are the world's largest rodent weighing up to 140lbs (65kg). The jaguar is their main enemy.

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    Algae on an Amazonian oxbow lake. Over 90% of lowland forest has at one time or another been a lake or riverbed. The river bends that form oxbow lakes eventually silt up and are overgrown by swamp,bamboo and other fast growing secondary forest trees.

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    A local ecotourism guide surveys the lowland forest from a ridge. In her daypack she carries binoculars,bird book and first aid. Bird watching is popular here where the world record for species diversity is held.

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  • 862-03360717

    Giant river otters (Pteronura brasiliensis). These grow to over 6 feet (1.8m) long. They hunt in family groups and are known as river wolves. They are one of the rarest mammals on the planet due to having been hunted for their pelts. An adult male basks in the afternoon sun during the seven hours a day spent hunting for fish.

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  • 862-03360715

    One of many hundreds of tree frogs found within Manu National Park. Note the suckers on its feet and the large eyes for nocturnal vision.

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    Community spiders create huge webs enveloping entire trees. Here the dew drops of dawn create a fairy tale effect. The fruit are Limas,a citrus similar to a grapefruit.

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  • 862-03360689

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Earthwatch volunteer and scientist recording data of a land Transect in the Lago Preto Reserve. .

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  • 862-03360688

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. A liana (or Monkey Staircase) reaches down to the forest floor from the rainforest Canopy,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve,Amazon.

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  • 862-03360637

    Peru,Amazon,Yavari River. Rain & mist on the Yavari River,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve.

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  • 862-03360726

    Grass hoppers mating at night on a fern in the rainforest. The female is notably larger than the male.

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  • 862-03360721

    A local guide underneath a giant tree fern on the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. The Inca trail descends from above the tree line alongside snow peaks down to tropical cloud forest where Machu Picchu itself stands.

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  • 862-03360714

    Rothschilds moth (Saturniidae Rothschidia) spreads its 8-inch (20cm) wingspan. It is one of the largest moths in the world.

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    A hatchet faced tree frog (Sphaenorhynchus lacteus),one of the hundreds of species found within the park.

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  • 862-03360707

    Horned Toad (Ceratophrys cornuta) . This is essentially a mouth with feet,and will eat anything smaller than itself,other toads included. Such is their camouflage that they are best found at night betrayed by eyeshine with a torch.

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  • 862-03360652

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River. .

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  • 862-03360649

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River.

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  • 862-03360648

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River. .

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  • 862-03289713

    Caimen in a shrinking water hole in the Pantanal wetland of the Mato Grosso do Sur region of Brazil

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    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Wasp nest at the Zoological Park of Quistococha,in Iquitos.

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  • 862-03732076

    Peru, The strongly scented wax-like blossom of a Stanhopea orchid growing beside the Urubamba River.

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  • 862-03732072

    Peru, A Prosthechea orchid, both terrestrial and lithophytic, grows in the cloud forest beside the Urubamba River.

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    Peru, The striking Guzmania bromeliad growing beside the Urubamba River near Aguas Calientes is both terrestrial and epiphytic.

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    Peru, Epiphytic bromeliads festoon a tree in the cloud forest of the Urubamba Valley near Choq esuysuy.

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  • 862-03732032

    Peru. A Spix s Guan in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin. Slightly larger than a chicken, named after a C19th German explorer.

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    Peru. A Colourful blue-and-yellow macaw in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin.

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  • 862-03732024

    Peru. A bromeliad growing in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin. The best-known bromeliad is the pineapple.

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  • 862-03732023

    Peru. Jesus, an experienced local guide at Inkaterra Rerserve Amazonica, crossing a bridge on the treetop-canopy walk.

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    Peru. The tropical forest near the Madre de Dios River, some 16 km from Puerto Maldonado.

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    Peru. An aerial rooting tree in the tropical forest near the Madre de Dios River.

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  • 862-03352237

    Chile,Region X. Parque Pumalin,a protected nature reserve bought and owned by American businesman and eco warrior,Doug Tompkins.

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  • 862-03360725

    Slash and burn agriculture is one of the largest destructive forces in the Amazon. The surrounding forest is filled with smoke.

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    Rhinoceros beetle (megasoma elephas). The horn is used to tip over rival males. When flying their wingspan can reach six inches across.

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  • 862-03360687

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Philodendren leaves at the Zoological Park of Quistococha,in Iquitos.

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    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. A stand of Bamboo at the Zoological Park of Quistococha,in Iquitos.

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  • 862-03360668

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Aerial view of the Amazon River near Iquitos.

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  • 862-03360667

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Aerial view of the rainforest near Iquitos.

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    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Aerial view of the rainforest near Iquitos.

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  • 862-03360660

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Bends in the Nanay River,a Tributary of the Amazon River.

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  • 862-03360659

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River,Iquitos. Aerial view of the port,harbour and settlements of Iquitos,the principle city of the Upper Amazon Basin.

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    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Bends in the Nanay River,a Tributary of the Amazon River.

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  • 862-03360654

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. Ferryboats carrying passengers across the Amazon River.

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  • 862-03360653

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River. .

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  • 862-03360651

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River. .

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  • 862-03360650

    Peru,Amazon,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. Earthwatch volunteers and Peruvian scientists working together to assess the population of Black Caiman in the Yavari River. .

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  • 862-03360647

    Peru,Amazon. Scientist taking a break from fieldwork in the rainforest,Lago Preto Conservation Reserve. .

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  • 862-03360641

    Peru,Amazon,Amazon River. The Ayapua Riverboat making it's way up river at the end of the Earthwatch Expedition to Lago Preto.

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  • 862-03360636

    Peru,Loreto Province. Boats on the Amazon River near the town of Islandia.

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  • 862-03360634

    Peru,Loreto Province. Boats on the Amazon River near the town of Islandia.

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  • 862-03360539

    The sun sets behind a screen of coconut palms,at the beach village of Mancora in northern Peru.

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    A resort hut sits amidst coconut palms,overlooking the beach sands at Mancora,in northern Peru

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  • 862-03289715

    Donna Maria Caimen Park on the edge of the UNESCO Pantanal wetlands offering close viewing and handling of caimen,Brazil

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    Caimen in a shrinking water hole in the Pantanal etland of the Mato Grosso do Sur region of Brazil

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  • 862-03289706

    Black Howler Monkey climbing a tree on the working ranch and wilderness lodge of Pousada Xaraes in the UNESCO Pantanal wetlands of Brazil

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    Black Howler Monkey eating a banana on the working ranch and wilderness lodge of Pousada Xaraes in the UNESCO Pantanal wetlands of Brazil

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  • 862-03732123

    Peru, A magnificent Andean Condor above the Colca Canyon. At 3,191 metres, this canyon is the second deepest in the world.

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    Peru, The Spiny Whorltail Iguana is a common reptile around the world-famous Inca ruins at Machu Picchu.

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    Peru, The Inca ruins at Choq esuysuy are sited adjacent to a stream that tumbles down steep mountains from Phuyupatamarka.

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  • 862-03732033

    Peru. A Blue-crowned Trogan photographed high in the canopy of the lush, tropical forests of the Amazon Basin.

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    Peru. A Colourful blue-and-yellow macaw in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin.

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    Peru. A Squirrel monkey in the lush, tropical forest of the Amazon Basin.

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    Peru. A brilliant Scarlet macaw in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin.

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    Peru. A brown aguti in the tropical forest of the Amazon Basin.

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  • 862-03732019

    Peru. Colourful Scarlet macaws perch high above the canopy of the forest near the banks of the Madre de Dios River

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    Peru. A Squirrel monkey feeds on flowers in the lush, tropical forest on the banks of the Madre de Dios River.

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    Peru. A Squirrel monkey feeds on flowers in the lush, tropical forest on the banks of the Madre de Dios River.

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    Peru. The red waters of an important tributary of the Madre de Dios river wind through thick jungle near Puerto Maldonado.

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    South America, Brazil, Mato Grosso, a waterfall in the Chapada dos Guimaraes national park

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  • 862-03352271

    Chile,Region IX,Malacahuello-Nalcas National Reserve. Araucaria,(Araucaria araucana) or Monkey-puzzle tree- the National Tree of Chile.

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  • 862-03352252

    Chile,Region X. Parque Pumalin,a protected nature reserve bought and owned by American businessman and eco warrior,Doug Tompkins.

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    Chile,Region X. Parque Pumalin,a protected nature reserve bought and owned by American businessman and eco warrior,Doug Tompkins.

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  • 862-03352028

    Flower of Magellanic currant (Ribes megellanicum)

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  • 862-03352024

    Rain covered leaves,Termas de Puyuhuapi,Carretera Austral

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    Flower of Notro,Embothrium coccineum

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  • 862-03351979

    Guanaco. Torres Del Paine National Park.

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  • 862-03360743

    Peru,Cusco. View over the Plaza de Armas,showing the jesuit church La Compania.

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  • 862-03360740

    Peru,Urubamba,Valley,Ollantaytambo. Jewellery made of traditional designs and symbols for sale at a street stall

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  • 862-03360738

    Clouds billow up from the jungle behind off road cyclists. Adventure tourism is very popular on the eastern slopes where the Andes meet the Amazon. Mountain biking is a recent addition to the traditional trekking and river rafting that takes place there.

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  • 862-03360737

    Pre Inca burial chambers known as chullpas. These would have housed family groups of up to nine mummies,but these ones have been long since ransacked. Situated between two powerful mountain peaks they show that mountain worship took place before the incas conquered the region.

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  • 862-03360734

    Ancestors are brought home in this most traditional of Inca towns. Petals,confetti and alcohol are served to the living and the dead alike at festivals and feast days. It is a comfort for those still alive to know that they will not be forgotten when their turn comes.

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  • 862-03360733

    Snobbery and elitism even in death. For these families,a hole in the ground is a vulgar affair. Concrete mausoleums where one can rent a space have taken off since the nineteen eighties.

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  • 862-03360732

    An innovative bicycle trolley,being used to mixed effect by its inventors.

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  • 862-03360730

    Potato harvesting in fields in the highlands. An old man leans against the raw llama wool sacks. Each stripe the colour of the animal it came from. There are over 200 species of potato and nearly 3,000 varieties in this country that was there origin. The domestication of the potato,maize,llama and guinea pig were the foundation upon which the early andean civilisations were built.

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  • 862-03360728

    The Hands. Situated alongside the PanaAmerican Highway,this is one of the figures visible from a small metal watchtower,for those who cannot afford the light aircraft overflights. Sadly the tyre tracks of off road vehicles will also last for thousands of years. Careless motorists have damaged many of the lines over the last few decades since Maria Reiche's studies made them famous.

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  • 862-03360727

    The Monkey,one of the more well known Nazca forms. Many of the designs were found on their fine weavings and pottery as well as on this desert plain. It shows that there was contact with the jungle provinces on the far side of the Andes.

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