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Protecting Colombia’s Critically Endangered

My whole life I’ve dreamed of venturing into the forests and wild places of my country of Colombia. Now, a childhood dream has become a reality and I spend my days travelling through my beautiful country, experiencing its different ecosystems and habitats, contemplating the magnificence of its natural landscape and biodiversity. I am a Biology […]

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Volunteer researchers rediscover mammal

Volunteer researchers rediscover mammal

The place was El Dorado Nature Reserve in the far north of Colombia, South America. The date May 4th, 2011 and the time 9:30 pm. The lucky ones were Lizzie Noble and Simon McKeown who after just one month of volunteering monitoring endangered amphibians, enjoyed the first sighting of the magnificent red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis) in 113 years.

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