Gallery of Rainforest Scenes
View of main trail on BCI at Snyder-Molino 3.8
Large Anacardium tree near Fausto Trail
Twisted liana-- see binoculars for size reference!
Close-up of same liana, showing detail of twisted form.
Quassia flowers are often visited by hummingbirds who sip their nectar.
Lianas are all over, some very large!
Passion flowers are among the brightest in the forest.
We set many mammal traps along the trail here at Snyder-Molino 3.9
Jackie standing next to a Dipteryx tree at Wheeler 16
A Dipteryx tree that survived a big storm that knocked down all the trees around it, leaving a huge light gap.
Nephila spiders were very common and very big in 1998, with many strong webs across the trails!
Spiny Palm tree trunks are not for holding onto!
Greg walking along a BCI trail.
Some lianas have beautiful flowers-- these are eaten by squirrels.
Many big trees form roots shaped like architectural buttresses--they help stabilize the tree in windy weather.
Fungi on tree trunks like these bracket fungi help break down dead wood and recycle nutrients. See the pen for size reference.
Some trees store water for the Dry Season and their trunks get pot-bellied.
Jackie setting up a trip-camera under a Dipteryx tree.
Fruits of Dipteryx that have been dropped by animals that fed on the sweet pulp covering the hard seed. Other mammals will chew through or crack the seed coat and eat the interior--squirrels, agoutis, peccaries, spiny rats.