Rare animals, plants and insects from SurinameA team of scientists from the International Society for Nature Conservation went in search of rare and unknown species of animals, insects and plants in Suriname - a country on the northeast coast of South America. During the expedition, studied the 1,378 species in the mountain areas, including 60 species that were previously unknown. Let's take a closer look at the varied wildlife of the beautiful places.
Tree frog (Hypsiboas geographicus) climbs a branch in a forest near the mountain Kasikasima.Many species of insects secrete a waxy Fulgoroidea secret that sometimes freezes, forming long filaments, as in this picture.These filaments may provide protection from predators who pounce on them, taking over the body of his victim. The filaments break off, saving the life of an insect.