|The Tayra was a star on the Mono Precioso Camera last fall.|
There is a chance that this camera recorded the biggest variety of animals of all of the cameras that we used. We also were able to record some rare predation activity and an extremely rare aquatic mammal.
While reptiles are common at Ocho Verde, we rarely see them on the trail cameras. The Mono Precioso camera was able to spot this male iguana(orange head). It was probably heading out to the pasture edges to sun itself.
Unfortunately, Iguanas and Tayras don't get along so well together. On October first, the Tayra crosses the camera at 8:26 am. Six short minutes later, it returns again with the iguana in it's maw.
|Mouthful of Lizard!|
In addition to the tayra and a few ocelots, the Mono Precioso camera also caught the Neotropical River Otter. This site is 150-200 meters from the permanent water source.
We have also rendered a few videos from the Mono Prcioso camera. As always, maximize the screen size for better viewing.
The first video involves the Tayra.
The Second video is a compilation of nearly all images from July thru January set at a fast pace. Definitely need a max screen size for this one.
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