Rupununi scenes

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Caiman concentration: Guides at the Caiman Field research station in Yupukari, Region Nine prepare to release an 11-foot, four inches black caiman after taking measurements last week.

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Sunning out:  Yellow-spotted river turtles taking some sun in their pond at Yupukari, Region Nine. Allowing the vulnerable turtles to grow to a certain size in the pond before being released into their natural habitat is part of a new conservation programme in the community.

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Placid: A view of the Central Rupununi savannah last week from a lookout point on the Kanuku Mountains at Moco-Moco, Region Nine.

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A hut in the forest below the Kanuku Mountain range at Moco-Moco, Region Nine.

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Looking for caimans? Fearless children from Yupukari in Region Nine last week look for something in this lake which has a healthy population of black caimans.

 

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