Videos tagged with "natural history"
The Cloud Forest Project trailer 1, science banter and relaxation video in rainforest of ecuador [01:03]
This is a short trailer of an up coming documentary film called "The Cloud Forest Project". The Cloud Forest Project is based on a group of US scientists' funded by NatGeo, working on experiments all about the orchids mimicry, decomposing fungi and their pollinators in the tropical cloud forest. It was filmed with personal-diary style in mind, with lots of interesting science, as well as banters and laughers. The film also documented the conservation issues and mining conflicts in the heart of Intag valley, what the local people are facing and what we can do to help. Music: Antonio Pinto-1900 by Shakira
Tags: Project, Cloudforest, Cloud forest, rainforest, Ecuador, Intag, Mining, Wildlife, nature, natural history, bird, insect, fungi, flower, orchid, monkey, hummingbird, toucanet, Junin, mining conflict, choco, adventure, volunteer, timelapse, natgeo, National
Phoebis Butterflies feeding on the Shiripuno River [00:42]
Tags: Phoebis Butterflies, Butterfly, Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, Yasuni, National, Park, Huaorani People, Shiripuno Lodge, Natural History, Amazon Ecuador, Photography Tours, Birding Tours, Birds, travel, bird, nature, culture, events, destination, tourism
Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) in the Yasuni [01:10]
Tags: Ornate Hawk-Eagle, Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, Yasuni, National, Park, Huaorani People, Shiripuno Lodge, Natural History, Amazon Ecuador, Photography Tours, Birding Tours, Birds, Adventure, Travel, Culture, Nature, Ecotourism, Wildlife, Wilderness, Shiripun
Sulphur butterflies Feeding at Forest Clay Lick in the Yasuni [01:03]
Phoebis (or Sulphurs) is a genus of butterflies, belonging to the Coliadinae subfamily of the "Whites" or Pieridae. They are native to the Americas.
Tags: Sulphur butterflies, Phoebis, Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, Yasuni, National, Park, Huaorani People, Shiripuno Lodge, Natural History, Amazon Ecuador, Birdwatching, Ecotours, Adventure Tours, Photography Tours, Birding Tours, Birds, Shiripuno
Wild Smoky Jungle Frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus) in the Yasuni [00:55]
The Smokey Jungle Frog or Smoky Jungle Frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus) is a species frog in the Leptodactylidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, and Suriname. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist mountains, rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, and aquaculture ponds and riversides along the Shiripuno Physical characteristics Males of this large, robust frog are slightly larger than females; they attain a maximum snout-vent length of 18.0 cm (7.3 in), whereas the maximum length in females is 17.6 cm (6.9 in). The body is robust; the head is large with an acutely rounded snout and prominent tympanum. The skin on the dorsum and venter is smooth, and a prominent dorsolateral dermal fold extends from the orbit to the groin. The fingers and toes are long with slender tips and lack webbing. Breeding males have greatly swollen forelimbs and one large, pointed, black spine on the inner surface of the thumb and two black spines on each side of the chest. The dorsum is tan to reddish brown with broad, reddish brown marks on the body between the yellowish tan dorsolateral folds. The dorsal surfaces of the limbs are tan to reddish brown with narrow transverse brown bars. The upper lip is tan with a brown margin and dark brown triangular spots. The venter is cream with bold dark brown to black mottling ...
Tags: Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, Yasuni National Park, Huaorani People, Shiripuno Lodge, Natural History, Amazon Ecuador, Photography Tours, Birding Tours, Birds, Adventure, Travel, Culture, Nature, Ecotourism, Wildlife, Wilderness, Herpetology
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