On my last full day visiting the Camino Verde team at Baltimori on the Tambopata...

October 12, 2016

On my last full day visiting the Camino Verde team at Baltimori on the Tambopata River, I took a leisurely stroll around the reforestation center with CV director Robin Van Loon and researcher Olivia Revilla. I saw some cool trees and bugs (and got stung by one nasty wasp). Below is one "artistic" rendition of Olivia walking behind a forked tree. Check out the full album of pics on the CACE page at: https://www.facebook.com/amazonecology.org/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1427506673944858




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