Archive for the ‘Jungle’ Tag

Dawn in the Jungle   4 comments

Captured in Costa Rica’s Arenal National Park.

fog over mountains


Canon 7D, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
ISO 400
1/200 sec


Close Encounter of the Monkey Kind   1 comment

These monkeys had no fear – they prowled across the hotel property with impunity.

And this howler monkey didn’t care whether he was flashing us or not:

And this spider monkey thought he could fly:

 All photos taken in Costa Rica in April 2012, with Canon EOS 7D, 200mm lens.

Jurassic Park? No, Costa Rica!   1 comment

Saw quite a few lizards and iguanas in Antonio Manuel National Park yesterday morning.  This one is a Ctenosaur – it was about 2 feet long and resting on a tree overlooking the beach:

And this one is a Plumed Basilisk, also known as the Jesus Christ Lizard, for his ability to run across water for up to 20 meters:

And these little ones (20 cm)  ran so fast and their heads darted in all directions so frequently that they reminded me of the velociraptors in Jurassic Park:

All photos taken with Canon EOS 7D, 400mm, ISO 500, f/5.6, 1/160 sec

A barrel of monkeys in Costa Rica   Leave a comment

Yes, the name for a group of monkeys really is a ‘barrel.’ About 30 were thrashing through the canopy above us this morning at 6:30 in the Arenal Volcano National Park, but these two rested long enough to capture them.

Canon EOS 7D, EF70-200mm f/2.8 with 2x converter
ISO 1000
1/125 sec

Posted April 19, 2012 by Lutz Braum in Travel

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