Visiting Chocó (Colombia) / Visita al Chocó #5 (Fauna and Flora)

in #photography2 years ago

The Chocó is a region rich on water and sun and it's not difficult to see a lot of wild life, in some cases very strange ones like the "zancona" planta. Go to the end of the post to see it ;-)
Siendo el Chocó una región bendecida con cantidades de agua y sol no es muy difícil ver animales y plantas por todo lado, algunos bastante extraños como la zancona. La descripción y fotos al final de la publicación

All the following pictures are my own, they were taken using a Sony A5000.
Todas las fotos siguientes fueron tomadas por mi usando una Sony A5000

Beautiful snake taking a sunbath on the rocks.
La preciosa serpiente tomando su baño de sol en las rocas

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A piece of coral structure found in the beach.
Una estructura coralina en la playa

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The always funny hermit crabs
Los muy graciosos cangrejos ermitaños

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These are snail eggs found in the rocks close to the sea
Estos son huevos de caracol encontrados en las rocas cercanas al mar

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The "Zancona" (Big Legs) is a "walking" tree. The support "legs" can be grown or left to be rotten if the tree wants to move to a better spot to catch more sunlight. Of course this movement is a few centimeters and can take a few weeks to happen :-)
La zancona es una planta/árbol que "camina". Las "piernas" que le sirven de soporte crecen o se dejan podrir si la planta quiere moverse a otro lugar donde hay más luz del sol. Obviamente este movimiento es sólo algunos centímentros y toma varias semanas :-)

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Zancona's "roots": these filaments are connected to the "legs" and take the humidity from the air and nutrients from the soil even if they never go into the ground.
"Raíces" de la zancona: Estos filamentos salen de las "piernas" de la planta y capturan la humedad del aire y los nutrientes de la tierra aún si no se entierran

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Thanks for going through the whole post!
Gracias por leer la publicación completa!

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@hql2016 i enjoy seeing this post, nice pictures you captured, is that snake poisonous anyway?

Thanks, it's not poisonous at all but like all animals it would try to bite you if you bother it.

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