Photos: tiny creatures of Gabon

February 21st, 2011


Dung beetle working hard with a ball of dung in Gabon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

In wildlife terms Gabon is known for gorillas, chimpanzees, forest elephants, and mandrills. But Gabon is also home to a reach variety of mini-fauna, a few of which are highlighted here.


Copper-colored tiny spider in Gabon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.


Bright butterfly in Gabon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.


Caterpillar in Gabon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.


Beige praying mantie. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

More pictures from Gabon.