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Panama Rainforest Trip Summer 2002. By: Fran Zak Pascack Valley HS Panama . San Blas. B.C.I. Gamboa. Canopy Tower. Canal. Here’s Panama!. Typical Road Signs. Capybara Crossing. Barro Colorado Island (B.C.I.). An isolated ecosystem

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Panama Rainforest TripSummer 2002


Fran Zak

Pascack Valley HS

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Panama 

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San Blas



Canopy Tower


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Here’s Panama!

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Typical Road Signs

Capybara Crossing

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Barro Colorado Island (B.C.I.)

  • An isolated ecosystem

  • Surrounded by the Panama Canal

  • Only accessible to research scientists

  • 2 nights in “dorms”

  • The animals are protected against poachers

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Sights on B.C.I.

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The Trails

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The Big Tree

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Tarzan Would Have Loved the Vines!

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When Not Hiking, Here’s How We Got Around

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Our Accommodations

B.C.I-2 Nights

Canopy Tower-3 Nights

Gamboa-3 Nights

San Blas-1 Night

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What’s A Sloth?

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Look up in this hollow tree

to see hundreds of bats!

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Other Rainforest Animals

Termite Trails

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Still More Animals!

This is a tiny frog in the palm of Greg’s hand

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Tree Frogs

Tree Frog Eggs

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They Caught and Tagged an Ocelot

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Radio Towers will Track His Travels

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The Panama Canal

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Visiting the Natives

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Learning Their Customs

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Indian Life


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Indian Crafts

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The Airport to the Islands

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Snorkeling Around the Islands

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The Dolphin Lodge Hotel

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Our Hotel on the Islands

  • Hotel had no refrigerator

  • Electricity goes out at 9 pm

  • Bathroom light was a kerosene lamp

  • No A.C.,no screens on windows

  • Gorgeous view of ocean surrounding the island

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Our Island Hotel

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Canopy Tower

A converted radar tower is now a beautiful hotel

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Magnificent Ending to a Spectacular Trip

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