It was usually about 35C, and very very very humid, but so neat to see all the little creatures and beautiful plants and flowers that live in the rainforest.
We were told about the green ant, and how the aboriginals would eat the ants due to their extremely high level of vitamin C. Because of where we were, we weren’t allowed to kill anything, so we couldn’t eat the ant, buuuuuuut we could lick it. So I did. It was tangy. (actual size was comparable to the black ants we have in Canada)
The people that worked on the land would know the day was over and they could go home when the hibiscus flowers started to fall from the trees.
Saw a monitor on a tree:
Fig tree that killed its host:
One of many many spiders I saw: