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

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Nature in Paraguay

Small Waterfall Ybycui National
Small waterfall in the Ybycui National Park. (1186k)
Dried-out Laguna Dead Trees
Dried-out laguna with dead trees. (900k)
We "insect Storm" While
We were in an "insect storm", while driving from the Chaco to Asunción. I have never seen anything like it. (1128k)
Sunset Paraguay
Sunset in Paraguay. (476k)

Flora in Paraguay

Flower
Flower. (1133k)
Pink Trumpet Tree (Handroanthus heptaphyllus)
Pink Trumpet Tree (Handroanthus heptaphyllus). (985k)
Handroanthus (Handroanthus sp.)
White Handroanthus (Handroanthus sp.). (1130k)
Palo Santo (Bulnesia sarmientoi)
Palo Santo (Bulnesia sarmientoi, french: Palo santo). It has very hard wood, the hardest parts sink in water. (1.6M)
Quebracho Blanco (Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco)
Quebracho Blanco (Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, german: Quebrachobaum, french: Quebracho blanc). (989k)
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba)
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba, french: Caranday). (754k)
Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata)
Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata, german: Macauba-Palme, french: Grougrou). (1278k)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (942k)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii)
Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (1.5M)

Fauna in Paraguay

Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen.)
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (1042k)
Epinome Cracker (Hamadryas epinome)
Epinome Cracker butterfly (Hamadryas epinome). (893k)
Butterflies
Butterflies. (869k)
Astyalus Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus)
Butterflies. The ones in front are Astyalus Swallowtails (Papilio astyalus). (748k)
Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus)
Common Vampire Bats (Desmodus rotundus, german: Gemeiner Vampir, french: Vampire commun). (727k)
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus)
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (836k)
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus)
Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus, german: Sechsbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à six bandes). (824k)
Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris)
Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris, german: Breitschnauzen­kaiman, french: Caïman à museau large). (1.7M)
Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare)
Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare, german: Brillenkaiman, french: Jacara). (958k)
Collared Peccary (Dicotyles tajacu)
Collared Peccary (Dicotyles tajacu, german: Halsbandpekari, french: Pécari à collier). (875k)
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
Family of Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara, french: Cabiaï). These are the largest rodents in the world. (697k)

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