While bird watching I also saw other animals. Like for the birds, I also saw several endemic species. And of course thee were lots of flower. Unfortunately I didn't see many butterflies and dragonflies.

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Nature in Dominican Republic

Rainforest
Rainforest. (1472k)
Limestone Karst Formation Reminiscent
Limestone karst formation (reminiscent of Hạ Long Bay in Việt Nam on a smaller scale). (1016k)
Limestone Karst Formation Palm
Limestone karst formation with palm trees. (1212k)
Limestone Cliff Spanish Moss
Limestone cliff with Spanish Moss. (897k)
Sunrise
Sunrise. (806k)
Border Between Haiti Dominican
Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. On the left is the Dominican Republic with dense vegetation, on the right is the denuded Haiti. (1022k)

Flora in Dominican Republic

Christmas Lichen (Herpothallon rubrocinctum)
Christmas Lichen (Herpothallon rubrocinctum). (976k)
Flower
Flower. (1.6M)
Flower
Flower. (1388k)
Flower
Flower. (611k)
Flowering Plant
Flowering plant. (953k)
Flower
Flower. (808k)
Flower
Flower. (611k)
White Garland Lily (Hedychium coronarium)
White Garland Lily (Hedychium coronarium). (510k)
Flowers
Flowers. (672k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1494k)
Starrush Whitetop (Rhynchospora colorata)
Starrush Whitetop (Rhynchospora colorata). (731k)
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides)
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1462k)
Frangipani (Plumeria sp.)
Frangipani (Plumeria sp., french: Frangipanier) and Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1.8M)
Large Fruit Tree
Large fruit on a tree. (567k)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive). (1123k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1397k)
Bromeliad
Bromeliad. (1444k)
Agave (Agave sp.)
Agave (Agave sp., german: Agaven). (1.6M)
Tree Fern
Tree fern. (1.6M)
Necklacelike Pricklypear (Consolea moniliformis)
Necklacelike Pricklypear (Consolea moniliformis). (1340k)
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia)
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (1.7M)
Cana Palm
Cana Palm. (1102k)
Guanito Palm (Zombia antillarum)
Guanito Palm (Zombia antillarum). (706k)
Cuban Belly Palm (Acrocomia crispa)
Cuban Belly Palm (Acrocomia crispa, french: Gastrococos crispa). (1140k)
Plant Growing Woodpecker Hole
Plant growing out of a woodpecker hole in a palm tree. (744k)
West Indian Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni)
West Indian Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni, german: Westindisches Mahagoni, french: Acajou des Antilles). (1292k)
White Mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa)
White Mangroves (Laguncularia racemosa, german: Weiße Mangrove, french: Palétuvier blanc), the small roots growing up. (1.6M)
Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)
Red Mangroves (Rhizophora mangle, german: Rote Mangrove, french: Palétuvier rouge). (1378k)
Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)
Red Mangrove roots (Rhizophora mangle, german: Rote Mangrove, french: Palétuvier rouge). (1379k)
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia)
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (1255k)
Untouched Rain Forest Botanical
Untouched rain forest in the Botanical Garden in Santo Domingo. (1.6M)
Untouched Rain Forest Botanical
Untouched rain forest in the Botanical Garden in Santo Domingo. (1.6M)

Fauna in Dominican Republic

Jibijoa Ants Nest
Jibijoa ants nest. (910k)
Oysters Mangrove Roots
Oysters on mangrove roots. (1109k)
Wasp Digging Hole Wooden
Wasp digging a hole in a wooden post. (824k)
Two-spotted Prepona (Archaeoprepona demophoon)
Two-spotted Prepona (Archaeoprepona demophoon). (620k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (891k)
Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)
Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia genoveva). (768k)
Tropical King Skimmer (Orthemis sp.)
Tropical King Skimmer (Orthemis sp.). (575k)
Band-winged Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax umbrata)
Band-winged Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax umbrata). (549k)
Tarantula
Tarantula. (814k)
Pigmy Blue-tailed Ameiva (Pholidoscelis lineolatus)
Pigmy Blue-tailed Ameiva (Pholidoscelis lineolatus, french: Pholidoscelis lineolata), endemic to Hispaniola. (960k)
Green Bark Anole (Anolis dominicensis)
Green Bark Anole (Anolis dominicensis, french: Anolis distichus), endemic to Hispaniola. (1133k)
Hispaniolan Anole (Anolis hispaniolae)
Hispaniolan Anole (Anolis hispaniolae), endemic to Hispaniola. (1353k)
Hispaniola Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta cornuta)
Hispaniola Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta cornuta, german: Nashornleguan, french: Iguane rhinocéros), endemic to Hispaniola. (1.7M)
Hispaniola Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta cornuta)
Close-up of Hispaniola Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta cornuta, german: Nashornleguan, french: Iguane rhinocéros), showing the three small horns between eyes and nostrils. (749k)
Ricord's Ground Iguana (Cyclura ricordii)
Ricord's Ground Iguana (Cyclura ricordii, german: Hispaniola-Leguan, french: Cyclure de Ricord), endemic to Hispaniola. (1070k)

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