- Mar 21, 2020
Birds. Thousands of them. A broad ribbon of pale grey along the entire beach. It was years since I'd seen so many. I had lost hope it was...
- Nov 14, 2018
Boy or Girl?
Day 4, 9 am, Cocha Cashu, Manu National Park, Peru. The water boils and churns as nine endangered giant otters vigorously pursue a school...
- Nov 24, 2017
Imagine this. It’s night and you’re alone in the rainforest. You’re walking along a narrow trail, a machete in one hand, a torch in the...
- Nov 7, 2017
The Hapless Hoatzin
I have a confession to make. It’s hard for me, a lover of all creatures wild, to admit this, but… I have rather ambivalent feelings when...
- Oct 12, 2017
I found these butterflies and moths recently over a period of three days at a tourism lodge in the Tambopata National Reserve, southeastern
- Jul 11, 2017
The Lake at Manu's Gate
Angel Rojas Valles met us with a warm, welcoming smile and outstretched hand. In his other hand he carried a plastic bag containing...
- Mar 5, 2017
The Plastic Iceberg
Yesterday, for the first time in a year, our family nature club set forth on a mission... and triumphed. But our success was bittersweet....
- Jan 5, 2017
To finish the old year on a high note, and to see in 2017 as we mean to go on, we went on a family camping trip after Christmas to the...