I didn't see many land animals or plants in Paraguay. Here are some pictures.

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

Nature in Paraguay

Small Waterfall Ybycui
Small waterfall in the Ybycui National Park. (1156k)
Dried-out Laguna Dead
Dried-out laguna with dead trees. (868k)
We "insect Storm"
We were in an "insect storm", while driving from the Chaco to Asunción. I have never seen anything like it. (1053k)
Sunset Paraguay
Sunset in Paraguay. (489k)

Flora in Paraguay

Flower
Flower. (1058k)
 Lapacho Treeo Handroanthus Impetiginosus French Lapacho
Lapacho Treeo (Handroanthus impetiginosus, french: Lapacho). (951k)
White Handroanthus Handroanthus
White Handroanthus (Handroanthus sp.). (1096k)
Palo Santo Bulnesia
Palo Santo (Bulnesia sarmientoi, french: Palo santo). It has very hard wood, the hardest parts sink in water. (1.5M)
Quebracho Blanco Aspidosperma
Quebracho Blanco (Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, german: Quebrachobaum, french: Quebracho blanc). (954k)
Caranday Wax Palm
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba, french: Caranday). (736k)
Grugru Palm Acrocomia
Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata, german: Macauba-Palme, french: Grougrou). (1231k)
Bottle Tree Ceiba
Bottle Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (896k)
Bottle Tree Ceiba
Bottle Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (1441k)

Fauna in Paraguay

Web Funnel Weaver
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (975k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (862k)
Butterflies
Butterflies. (837k)
Closer View Butterflies
Closer view of the butterflies. (713k)
Common Vampire Bats
Common Vampire Bats (Desmodus rotundus, german: Gemeiner Vampir, french: Vampire commun). (701k)
Six-banded Armadillo Euphractus
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (792k)
Six-banded Armadillo Euphractus
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (784k)
Yacare Caiman Caiman
Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare, german: Brillenkaiman, french: Jacara). The species is endemic to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. (1.7M)
Broad-snouted Caiman Caiman
Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris, german: Breitschnauzenkaiman, french: Caïman à museau large). (934k)
Collared Peccary Pecari
Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu, german: Halsbandpekari, french: Pécari à collier). (871k)
Family Capybara Hydrochoerus
Family of Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara). (688k)

This page contains 24 pictures with 14 species

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Page last updated on Tue Sep 24 18:19:03 2019 (Mountain Standard Time)


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