First Stop: Lima, and the Museo de Historia Natural

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Students looking at a dinosaur skeleton.
Two men standing in front of El Museo de Historia Natural

For my third visit to Peru, I am developing a system of long-term sampling plots distributed along an elevational transect from the lowland Amazon to the Andes, up to ~3500 m. I can select plots already established by botanists who have been working here for about 30 years. It is an uncommon ideal to have most of the plants known in a tropical habitat before I start looking for the herbivores of those plants.

Museo de Historia Natural

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