Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Colombia Wiki

Pictures of the day: 15 January 2013

This plant seems to have large red lips, just like Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. With a scientific name of Psychotria Elata, this species also goes by the fitting names of the Hot Lips Plant, Flower of Lips or even Hooker's Lips. The colourful red flowers have evolved to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant can be found in the forested areas of tropical America such as Costa Rica and Colombia.


IO MOTH CATERPILLAR Automeris metzli ©AniSuperNova83/ Anna Maria Rincon This large and colorful caterpillar becomess a moth of the Saturniidae family. It is found from Mexico to Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador. Its hairs can cause painful skin eruption (dermatitis) when handled. IO larvae possess many venomous spines (urticarial hairs) on their body and must be handled with care


Blue-and-gold Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) at Jurong Bird Park. I LOVE the colours of the bird and the sharpness of the image emphasises it's elegance.


Crimson-mantled Woodpecker (Piculus rivolii). It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.


Chapecoense forward Tiaguinho learned he was going to be a father

Defender Alan Ruschel(astro snake), 27, and goalkeepers Jakson Follmann and Danilo, are reported to be among just six survivors from the crash after being pulled alive from the wreckage…

Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, Cundinamarca, Colombia. Visited this Cathedral during a trip to Colombia years ago & it was amazing