Here are some pictures of nature. Especially the orchids in the Orquigonia were very interesting.

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

Nature in Guatemala

View Yaxhá Lake Yaxhá
View of Yaxhá Lake from a Yaxhá pyramid. (753k)
Sunset Over Yaxhá Lake
Sunset over Yaxhá Lake. (398k)
Scenic Valley Central Guatemala
Scenic valley in central Guatemala. (1063k)
Natural Pools Semuc Champey
Natural pools at Semuc Champey. During the rainy season they are quite muddy. (1474k)
Waterfalls Semuc Champey
Waterfalls at Semuc Champey. (1055k)
River Semuc Champey Quite
River at Semuc Champey. It is quite violent during rainy season. (1236k)
Rainbow Over Guatemalan Rainforest
Rainbow over the Guatemalan rainforest. (1257k)

Mucbilhá Cave

Cave Entrance
Cave entrance. (1319k)
Limestone Formations
Limestone formations. (1001k)
Limestone Formations
Limestone formations. (847k)
Stalactite Formations
Stalactite formations. (1104k)
Stalactite Formations
Stalactite formations. (843k)
Stalagmites. (652k)
Stalagmites Stalactites
Stalagmites and stalactites. (953k)

Flora in Guatemala

Morning Glory (Ipomoea sp.)
Morning Glory (Ipomoea sp., german: Prunkwinden, french: Ipomée). (783k)
Impatiens (Impatiens sp.)
Impatiens (Impatiens sp., german: Springkräuter). (876k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (646k)
Red Indian Pipe (Monotropa coccinea)
Mushroom and Red Indian Pipe (Monotropa coccinea, french: Monotrope). (1148k)
Bromeliad. (1.7M)
Javier's Lepanthes (Lepanthes javieri)
Javier's Lepanthes (Lepanthes javieri). (611k)
Babyboot Orchid (Lepanthes yunkeri)
Babyboot Orchid (Lepanthes yunkeri). (704k)
Babyboot Orchid (Lepanthes sp.)
Babyboot Orchid (Lepanthes sp.). (696k)
Warty Epidendrum (Epidendrum verrucosum)
Warty Epidendrum (Epidendrum verrucosum). (840k)
Night Scented Orchid (Epidendrum nocturnum)
Night Scented Orchid (Epidendrum nocturnum). (796k)
Stelis immersa (Stelis immersa)
Stelis immersa Orchid (Stelis immersa). (1277k)
Pleurothallis cardiothallis (Pleurothallis cardiothallis)
Pleurothallis cardiothallis Orchid (Pleurothallis cardiothallis). (680k)
Micro Orchid (Platystele microscopica)
Micro Orchid (Platystele microscopica). (716k)
Masdevallia floribunda (Masdevallia floribunda)
Masdevallia floribunda Orchid (Masdevallia floribunda). (709k)
Gongora cassidea (Gongora cassidea)
Gongora cassidea Orchid (Gongora cassidea). (602k)
Trichopilia tortilis (Trichopilia tortilis)
Trichopilia tortilis Orchid (Trichopilia tortilis). (649k)
Orchid. (681k)
Orchid. (701k)
Fringed Star Orchid (Coilostylis ciliaris)
Fringed Star Orchid (Coilostylis ciliaris). (726k)
Columnea sulfurea (Columnea sulfurea)
Columnea sulfurea Orchid (Columnea sulfurea). (734k)
White Nun Orchid (Lycaste skinneri)
White Nun Orchid Orchid (Lycaste skinneri, french: Lycaste virginalis) var superba. (757k)
Swamp Orchid (Phaius tankervilleae)
Swamp Orchid (Phaius tankervilleae). (668k)
Black Orchid (Prosthechea cochleata)
Black Orchid (Prosthechea cochleata), national flower of Belize. (605k)
Bamboo Orchid (Arundina graminifolia)
Bamboo Orchid (Arundina graminifolia). (670k)
White Nun Orchid (Lycaste skinneri)
White Nun Orchid (Lycaste skinneri, french: Lycaste virginalis) var blanca. (716k)
Tea (Camellia sinensis)
Tea plant (Camellia sinensis, german: Tee, french: Théier). (1.6M)
Green Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
Green Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum, german: Grüner Kardamom, french: Cardamome). It is the most common of the species whose seeds are used as a spice called cardamom. (1.8M)
Potato-chip Palm (Chamaedorea tuerckheimii)
Potato-chip Palm (Chamaedorea tuerckheimii). The thinner ones are about 25 years old, the thicker ones are 45 years old. (1.7M)
Tree Fern
Tree fern. (1.8M)
Tree Fern
Tree fern. (2M)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (2M)
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota)
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota, german: Breiapfelbaum, french: Sapotillier). (1.9M)
Allspice (Pimenta dioica)
Allspice Tree (Pimenta dioica, german: Piment, french: Piment de la Jamaïque). (1.8M)
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba)
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba, german: Weißgummibaum, french: Gommier rouge). Comically called Tourist Tree because of the red, peeling skin. (1.8M)

Fauna in Guatemala

Termite Nest
Termite nest. (1370k)
Leafcutter Ant Path
Leafcutter ant path. (2M)
Cicada Nymph Exoskeleton
Cicada nymph exoskeleton. (1.5M)
Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais)
Crimson Patch butterfly (Chlosyne janais). (677k)
Neotropical Freshwater Crab (Pseudothelphusidae gen.)
Neotropical Freshwater Crab (Pseudothelphusidae gen.) in the Mucbilhá Cave. (1.6M)
Sheath-winged Bat (Emballonurinae gen.)
Sheath-winged Bats (Emballonurinae gen.) in the Mucbilhá Cave. (989k)
Deppe's Squirrel (Sciurus deppei)
Deppe's Squirrel (Sciurus deppei, german: Deppes Hörnchen, french: Écureuil de Deppe). (1410k)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica, german: Weißrüssel-Nasenbär, french: Coati à nez blanc). (1494k)
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata)
Central American Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata, french: Agouti ponctué). (1054k)
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus, german: Graufuchs, french: Renard gris). (1048k)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi, german: Geoffroy-Klammeraffe, french: Singe-araignée de Geoffroy). (1.6M)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (1312k)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus, german: Weißwedelhirsch, french: Cerf de Virginie). (1175k)

Fauna Movies

Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra)
Howling of Yucatán Black Howler Monkeys (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala) over Maya ruins in the morning mist. (5.7M)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Troop of White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica, german: Weißrüssel-Nasenbär, french: Coati à nez blanc). (169.6M)

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