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Date: 24 Dec 2012 15:29:16
Title: Photos 8 of 8 - Iles du Salut and Kourou

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These rodents – Agouti (Dasyprocta leporine) were everywhere in the Iles du Salut

 

 

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This Guianian brown capuchin (Cebus apella) inspects a chicken’s egg it’s just found

 

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Having made a whole in the top by gently tapping it on the tree trunk, it’s now sucking out the contents

 

 

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There were a couple of very aggressive Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao)

 

 

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Our final destination – the River Kourou – and the final resting place for this once proud boat

 

 

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Cutting up these enormous groupers on the fishermens’ pontoon

 

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The boat was full of them – for reference of size, see the fisherman’s legs

 

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A full-size replica of the Ariane space rocket we saw being launched – see Sally standing at the base

 

 

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Standing in the blast pit of the Soyuz launcher on our tour of the Space Centre

 

 

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Mission Control


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