1Note the fish in the mouth of the lead bird. Note the fish in the mouth of the lead bird.
2Delfin II Delfin II - Our cabin is on the middle of the three decks at the very front.
3Our cabin on the Delphin II Our cabin on the Delphin II
5Turkey Vulture Turkey Vulture
6Ringed Kingfisher Ringed Kingfisher
72-toed Sloth 2-toed Sloth
8Tarantula Tarantula - These spiders can get as large a a dinner plate when the legs are fully extended. They are actually becoming popular as pets!
9Suspended Bridge Suspended Bridge - On this particular day, we crossed seven of these bridges.
10Intrepid explorer Intrepid explorer
11Capped Heron Capped Heron
12Amazon Jungle Amazon Jungle
13Water Lillies Water Lillies - On the way to the village.
14 Watching school children take computer lessons.
15Piranha Piranha - Fatal attacks by piranhas are rare. When President Theodore Roosevelt visited Brazil in 1913 he went on an expedition through the Amazon rainforest. After blocking off part of the river and starving the piranhas for several days, the locals pushed a cow into the water, where it was skeletonized and quickly torn apart by a school of hungry piranhas. Roosevelt would later present the piranhas as vicious creatures in his 1914 book about the Brazilian wilderness.
16Great Egret Great Egret - Now, listen up you guys!
17Blue Heron Blue Heron
20Swimming with the Paranas Swimming with the Paranas - The Parana won't attack a human unless there is considerable bleeding.
23Sink Sink - Shower to the left and toilet to the right.
24Loung Area Loung Area
25Lounge Area The lounge was open. We had to leave our cameras there because if we took them to our room, they would fog up when they were then brought outside.
26Egrets in the very early morning. Egrets in the very early morning.
28Delfin II Delfin II
29Great Egrets Great Egrets
31Great Egret Great Egret
32Great Egret Great Egret
34Great Egret Great Egret
35Black Vulture Black Vulture
36Black Vulture Black Vulture
38Black Collared Hawk Black Collared Hawk
39 Our naturalist is telling us a bit about the area of the rain forest that we will be hiking today.
40Butterfly Butterfly - Don't remember what kind.
412-toed Sloth 2-toed Sloth
42Poison Dart Frog Poison Dart Frog
43Poison Dart Frog Poison Dart Frog
44Boa Constrictor Boa Constrictor - These snakes can strike when they perceive a threat. The venum, however, is not fatal to a human.
45Boa Constrictor Boa Constrictor - They can get up to 13 feet long. The females are generally larger than the males.
47Rainbow Boa Constrictor Rainbow Boa Constrictor
49 Taken from our cabin window.
51 Retrieving a soccer ball
52 map of the Upper Amazon
53 Native village
55Yellow-Headed Caracara Yellow-Headed Caracara
56Scarlet Macaw Scarlet Macaw
57White-winged Swallow White-winged Swallow
59 Two of our guides
60Cat-eye Snake Cat-eye Snake
62Bird of Paradise Bird of Paradise - The name refers to the plant.
63Poison Dart Frog Poison Dart Frog - Also called "Blue Jean Frog". Can't kill a human.
64Rain Forest Trees Rain Forest Trees - These trees provide the upper canope of the rain forest
65Rubber Tree Rubber Tree - The guide is making a slice in the tree to show us the sap. Indeed, the sap was almost like rubber bands.
66Intrepid explorer Intrepid explorer
67Poison Dart Frog Poison Dart Frog
68Rice Farming Rice Farming
70Capped Heron Capped Heron
72Kayaking was available to those who wanted it. Kayaking was available to those who wanted it.