I did see quite a bit of nature in Mexico, a lot during bird watching. Several of the ancient sites were located in rainforest areas. Here are some nature pictures from Mexico.

Pictures of birds in Mexico and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Mexico
Mexico Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

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

Nature in Mexico

Limestone Formations Creek Palenque
Limestone formations in a creek in Palenque. (1.5M)
Misol Ha Waterfall
Misol Ha Waterfall. (1128k)
View Behind Misol Ha
View from behind the Misol Ha Waterfall. (870k)

Video Clip

View Behind Misol Ha
View from behind the Misol Ha Waterfall. (126.4M)

Flora in Mexico

Mushroom
Mushroom. (1.5M)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1.7M)
Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (1084k)
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive) before being touched. (1.8M)
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa (Mimosa pudica, german: Mimose, french: Sensitive) after being touched. (1.8M)
Bixa orellana
Lipstick Tree (Bixa orellana, german: Annattostrauch, french: Roucou). (851k)
Sanvitalia procumbens
Mexican Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia procumbens, german: Husarenknopf, french: Zinnia rampant mexicain). (1.7M)
Watsonia borbonica
Bugle Lily (Watsonia borbonica). (1357k)
Flower
Flower. (901k)
Ipomoea purpurea
Common Morning Glories (Ipomoea purpurea, german: Purpur-Prunkwinde, french: Liseron pourpre). (1.8M)
Ipomoea purpurea
Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea, german: Purpur-Prunkwinde, french: Liseron pourpre). (987k)
Flower
Flower. (1312k)
Elephant Ears
Elephant Ears. (1.7M)
Vanilla planifolia
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia, german: Gewürzvanille), a species of orchid. (1.7M)
Brugmansia arborea
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea). They have hallucinogenic effects. (1.7M)
Theobroma cacao
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer) with fruits. (1359k)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.6M)
Ficus benghalensis
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis, german: Banyan-Feige, french: Figuier des banians). (1.8M)
Bursera simaruba
Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba, german: Weißgummibaum, french: Gommier rouge). Comically called Tourist Tree because of the red, peeling skin. (1.8M)
Manilkara zapota
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota, german: Breiapfelbaum, french: Sapotillier). (1.8M)
Castanea sativa
European Chestnut (Castanea sativa, german: Edelkastanie, french: Châtaignier commun). (1.8M)
Castilla elastica
Panama Rubber Tree (Castilla elastica). (1.6M)
Ceiba pentandra
Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra, german: Kapokbaum, french: Arbre à kapok). (1456k)

Fauna in Mexico

Termite Tunnels Trees
Termite tunnels on trees. (1.8M)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (551k)
Hamadryas februa ferentina
Gray Cracker butterfly (Hamadryas februa ferentina, french: Craqueur gris). (1075k)
Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock butterfly (Anartia fatima). (937k)
Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock butterfly (Anartia fatima). (679k)
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus, german: Monarchfalter, french: Monarque). (665k)
Grasshopper
Grasshopper. (763k)
Ctenosaura similis
Black Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura similis, german: Gemeiner Schwarzleguan, french: Iguane à queue épineuse noire). (1461k)
Iguana iguana
Male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (1102k)
Sciurus griseus
Western Gray Squirrel (Sciurus griseus, german: Westliches Grauhörnchen, french: Écureuil occidental). (869k)
Nasua narica
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica, german: Weißrüssel-Nasenbär, french: Coati à nez blanc). (1261k)
Alouatta pigra
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (1085k)
Alouatta pigra
Close-up of a Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra, german: Guatemala-Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur du Guatemala). (722k)
Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (1015k)
Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii, german: Beulenkrokodil, french: Crocodile de Morelet). (759k)

This page contains 41 pictures with 25 species and 1 movie

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