Panamá 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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Nature in Panamá

Cloud Forest Mount Totumas
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1159k)
Cloud Forest Mount Totumas
Cloud Forest in Mount Totumas. (1207k)
Column Basalt Formation
Column basalt formation. (1160k)
Closer View Column Basalt
Closer view of the column basalt formation. (1311k)
First Three Waterfalls Boquette
First of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1406k)
Second Three Waterfalls Boquette
Second of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1.5M)
Third Three Waterfalls Boquette
Third of the three waterfalls near Boquette. (1240k)
Cloud Forest Three Waterfalls
Cloud forest at the Three Waterfalls near Boquette. (1.5M)
Cloud Forest Three Waterfalls
Cloud forest at the Three Waterfalls near Boquette. (1397k)
Cloud Forest Boquette
Cloud forest near Boquette. (1.6M)

Flora in Panamá

Mushroom
Mushroom. (1335k)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1048k)
Micro Orchids Flowers Only
Micro orchids. The flowers are only a few mm across. (1013k)
Passion Flower (Passiflora sp.)
Passion Flower (Passiflora sp., german: Passionsblumen, french: Passiflore). (694k)
African Lily (Agapanthus praecox)
African Lily (Agapanthus praecox, french: Agapanthe). (698k)
Glory Bush (Tibouchina urvilleana)
Glory Bush (Tibouchina urvilleana). (703k)
Centropogon granulosus (Centropogon granulosus)
Centropogon granulosus (Centropogon granulosus). (793k)
Centropogon congestus (Centropogon congestus)
Centropogon congestus (Centropogon congestus). (822k)
Busy Lizzie (Impatiens walleriana)
Busy Lizzie (Impatiens walleriana, german: Fleißiges Lieschen, french: Balsamine de Waller). (618k)
Rhododendron (Rhododendron sp.)
Rhododendron (Rhododendron sp., german: Rhododendren). (718k)
Virginia Iris (Iris virginica)
Virginia Iris (Iris virginica). (672k)
Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica)
Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica, french: Arum d'Éthiopie). (551k)
Lily
Lily. (790k)
Lily
Lily. (710k)
Spiral Ginger (Costus barbatus)
Spiral Ginger (Costus barbatus). (630k)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (545k)
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp.)
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (775k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (916k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (902k)
Wild Pineapple (Ananas sp.)
Wild Pineapple (Ananas sp.). (1.5M)
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea)
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea). (850k)
Fern Shoot
Fern shoot. (1438k)
Tree Full Bromeliads
Tree full of Bromeliads. (1.6M)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1360k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1072k)
Liana
Liana. (1436k)
Philodendron (Philodendron sp.)
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1460k)
Philodendron (Philodendron sp.)
Philodendron on a tree (Philodendron sp., german: Philodendren). (1228k)
All Trees Overgrown Vines
All the trees are overgrown with vines. (1.8M)
Tree Fern
Tree Fern. (1.7M)
Trumpet Flower (Brugmansia sp.)
Trumpet Flowers on a tree (Brugmansia sp., german: Engelstrompeten, french: Trompette des anges). (1165k)
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia)
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1.5M)
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia)
Fruit stand of a Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1151k)
Walking Palm (Socratea exorrhiza)
Walking Palm (Socratea exorrhiza, german: Wanderpalme, french: Palmier marcheur). (1.5M)
Black Palm (Astrocaryum standleyanum)
Black Palm (Astrocaryum standleyanum). (1.6M)
May Tree (Vochysia guatemalensis)
May Tree (Árbol de Mayo) (Vochysia guatemalensis). (1070k)
Mexican Elm (Ulmus mexicana)
Mexican Elm (Ulmus mexicana). (1412k)
Wild Avocado Tree
Wild Avocado tree. (1310k)
Mano de Leon (Oreopanax xalapensis)
Mano de Leon (Oreopanax xalapensis). (1273k)

Fauna in Panamá

Termite Nest
Termite nest. (1103k)
Aztec Ant (Azteca sp.)
Aztec Ants nest (Azteca sp.). (1.5M)
Leafcutter Ants
Leafcutter ants. (1257k)
Flower Chafer (Cetoniinae gen.)
Flower Chafer (Cetoniinae gen., german: Rosenkäfer). (962k)
Strange Caterpillar
Strange caterpillar. (1316k)
Flat-backed Milliped (Platyrhacoidea fam.)
Flat-backed Milliped (Platyrhacoidea fam.). (1193k)
Vicina Clearwing (Oleria vicina)
Vicina Clearwing (Oleria vicina). (716k)
Royal Walnut Moth (Citheronia volcan)
Royal Walnut Moth (Citheronia volcan), endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and western Panamá. (894k)
Schausi Sphinx (Manduca schausi)
Schausi Sphinx moth (Manduca schausi). (526k)
Satellite Sphinx (Eumorpha satellitia)
Satellite Sphinx moth (Eumorpha satellitia). (618k)
Tersa Sphinx (Xylophanes tersa)
Tersa Sphinx moth (Xylophanes tersa). (642k)
Eyed Silk Moth (Automeris metzli)
Eyed Silk Moth (Automeris metzli). (704k)
Rothschildia (Rothschildia sp.)
Large moth (Rothschildia sp.). (1179k)
Isla Bonita Robber Frog (Craugastor crassidigitus)
Isla Bonita Robber Frog (Craugastor crassidigitus). (682k)
Kankintú Anole (Anolis ginaelisae)
Kankintú Anole (Anolis ginaelisae). It is endemic to Panamá. (1119k)
Kankintú Anole (Anolis ginaelisae)
Close-up of the Kankintú Anole (Anolis ginaelisae). (716k)
Delicate Ameiva (Holcosus leptophrys)
Delicate Ameiva (Holcosus leptophrys, german: Zentral­amerikanische Ameive). (836k)
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus)
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (855k)
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus)
Common Basilisk (Basiliscus basiliscus, german: Helmbasilisk, french: Basilic commun). (978k)
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata)
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata, french: Agouti ponctué). (872k)
Red-tailed Squirrel (Sciurus granatensis)
Red-tailed Squirrel (Sciurus granatensis, german: Rotschwanz­hörnchen, french: Écureuil à queue rouge) gathering nesting material. (729k)
Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator)
Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panamá-Kapuzineraffe). (1196k)
Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator)
Closer view of a Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panamá-Kapuzineraffe). (1172k)
Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator)
The Central American White-faced Capuchin (Cebus imitator, german: Panamá-Kapuzineraffe) was hissing at us. (1178k)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (1203k)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (824k)
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata)
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white scrotum of the adult male. (803k)
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata)
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata, german: Mantelbrüllaffe, french: Hurleur à manteau). Notice the white mantle that gave the species the name. (1060k)
Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)
Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni, german: Hoffmann-Zweifingerfaul­tier, french: Unau d'Hoffmann). (1175k)

Video Clip

Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (95.8M)

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