Nangaritza Expedition

A local frog is swabbed to check for chytrid fungus.  © Jessie Deichmann
Data from this expedition will support the proposal by the local people for stronger protection which will enable them to zone the area for strict protection, research, tourism and other livelihood activities.
Ecuador
Get the who, what, where and why of the 2009 Nangaritza rapid assessment expedition.
Watch videos of species potentially new to science in the wild, and see how our scientists found and recorded them. 
Learn more about the preliminary findings of the expedition, including profiles and photos of species potentially new to science.
See detailed and general maps of the area explored by CI-Ecuador and the rapid assessment team.
Get to know the scientists, partners and supporters who made this expedition possible
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