I didn't see many land animals or plants in Paraguay. Here are some pictures.

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Nature in Paraguay

Small Waterfall Ybycui National
Small waterfall in the Ybycui National Park. (1156k)
Dried-out Laguna Dead Trees
Dried-out laguna with dead trees. (868k)
We "insect Storm" While
We were in an "insect storm", while driving from the Chaco to Asunción. I have never seen anything like it. (1053k)
Sunset Paraguay
Sunset in Paraguay. (489k)

Flora in Paraguay

Flower. (1058k)
Handroanthus impetiginosus
Lapacho Treeo (Handroanthus impetiginosus, french: Lapacho). (951k)
Handroanthus sp.
White Handroanthus (Handroanthus sp.). (1096k)
Bulnesia sarmientoi
Palo Santo (Bulnesia sarmientoi, french: Palo santo). It has very hard wood, the hardest parts sink in water. (1.5M)
Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco
Quebracho Blanco (Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, german: Quebrachobaum, french: Quebracho blanc). (954k)
Copernicia alba
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba, french: Caranday). (736k)
Acrocomia aculeata
Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata, german: Macauba-Palme, french: Grougrou). (1231k)
Ceiba chodatii
Bottle Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (896k)
Ceiba chodatii
Bottle Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (1441k)

Fauna in Paraguay

Agelenidae gen.
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (975k)
Butterfly. (862k)
Butterflies. (837k)
Closer View Butterflies
Closer view of the butterflies. (713k)
Desmodus rotundus
Common Vampire Bats (Desmodus rotundus, german: Gemeiner Vampir, french: Vampire commun). (701k)
Euphractus sexcinctus
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (792k)
Euphractus sexcinctus
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (784k)
Caiman yacare
Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare, german: Brillenkaiman, french: Jacara). The species is endemic to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. (1.7M)
Caiman latirostris
Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris, german: Breitschnauzenkaiman, french: Caïman à museau large). (934k)
Pecari tajacu
Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu, german: Halsbandpekari, french: Pécari à collier). (871k)
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Family of Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara). (688k)

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Page last updated on Tue Sep 24 18:19:03 2019 (Mountain Standard Time)

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