Look carefully. Do you see the large spider in the photo? It is the Venezuelan Suntiger [Psalmopoeus irminia). Regardless of its name, it is relatively common in the forests of Guyana. A treetop dweller, the Suntiger grows up to 6 inches in diameter and looks quite ferocious with its bright orange tiger striped markings on its abdomen. Although it is capable of biting and injecting a venom that would make you uncomfortable, the Suntiger, like most tarantulas, would rather flee than face conflict with something as large as a person.
This bold little flycatcher is the White Headed Marsh Tyrant. As its name suggests,
Around the Web
Not Ready to Subscribe ?
You can still join over other 15,000 subscribers and receive FREE breaking news alerts as they happen and the morning brief featuring top stories of the day.
Your browser is out-of-date!
Update your browser to view this website correctly.
We built stabroeknews.com using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers. Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.