I did see quite a bit of nature in México, a lot during bird watching. Several of the ancient sites were located in rainforest areas. Here are some nature pictures from México.

Pictures of birds in México and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Mexico
Bird Page for México
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

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

Nature in México

Limestone Formations Creek Palenque
Limestone formations in a creek in Palenque. (1.6M)
Misol Ha Waterfall
Misol Ha Waterfall. (1145k)
View Behind Misol Ha
View from behind the Misol Ha Waterfall. (878k)

Video Clip

View Behind Misol Ha
View from behind the Misol Ha Waterfall. (126.4M)

Flora in México

Mushroom
Mushroom. (1.6M)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1.8M)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1146k)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive) before being touched. (1.8M)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive) after being touched. (1.9M)
Lipstick Tree (Bixa orellana)
Lipstick Tree (Bixa orellana, german: Annattostrauch, french: Roucou). (884k)
Mexican Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia procumbens)
Mexican Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia procumbens, german: Husarenknopf, french: Zinnia rampant mexicain). (1.8M)
Bugle Lily (Watsonia borbonica)
Bugle Lily (Watsonia borbonica). (1447k)
Flower
Flower. (957k)
Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)
Common Morning Glories (Ipomoea purpurea, german: Purpur-Prunkwinde, french: Liseron pourpre). (1.8M)
Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)
Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea, german: Purpur-Prunkwinde, french: Liseron pourpre). (1051k)
Flower
Flower. (1393k)
Elephant Ears
Elephant Ears. (1.8M)
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia, german: Gewürzvanille), a species of orchid. (1.8M)
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea)
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea). They have hallucinogenic effects. (1.7M)
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao)
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer) with fruits. (1433k)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.7M)
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis)
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis, german: Banyan-Feige, french: Figuier des banians). (1.9M)
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba)
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba, german: Weißgummibaum, french: Gommier rouge). Comically called Tourist Tree because of the red, peeling skin. (1.9M)
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota)
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota, german: Breiapfelbaum, french: Sapotillier). (1.9M)
Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa, german: Edelkastanie, french: Châtaignier commun). (1.8M)
Panama Rubber Tree (Castilla elastica)
Panama Rubber Tree (Castilla elastica). (1.7M)
Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra)
Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra, german: Kapokbaum, french: Arbre à kapok). (1467k)

Fauna in México

Termite Tunnels Trees
Termite tunnels on trees. (1.9M)
Skimmer (Libellulidae gen.)
Skimmer dragonfly (Libellulidae gen., german: Segellibellen). (562k)
Gray Cracker ssp. ferentina (Hamadryas februa ferentina)
Gray Cracker ssp. ferentina (Hamadryas februa ferentina, french: Craqueur gris). (1154k)
Banded Peacock ssp. fatima (Anartia fatima fatima)
Banded Peacock ssp. fatima (Anartia fatima fatima). (989k)
Banded Peacock ssp. fatima (Anartia fatima fatima)
Banded Peacock ssp. fatima (Anartia fatima fatima). (703k)
North American Monarch (Danaus plexippus plexippus)
North American Monarch (Danaus plexippus plexippus, german: Monarchfalter, french: Monarque). (697k)
Grasshopper
Grasshopper. (780k)
Mexican Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata)
Mexican Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata). (1.5M)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
Male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (1176k)
Mexican Gray Squirrel (Sciurus aureogaster)
Mexican Gray Squirrel (Sciurus aureogaster, german: Rotbauchhörnchen, french: Écureuil gris du Mexique). (899k)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica, german: Weißrüssel-Nasenbär, french: Coati à nez blanc). (1306k)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (1132k)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra)
Close-up of a Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (740k)
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii)
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (1081k)
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii)
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (805k)

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