Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt

A selection of photos from the study area, taken during the 2008 expedition:

walking towards Cerro Negro  (Veraguas)

Walking towards Cerro Negro (Veraguas Province)... 


Camp at Cerro Negro

...and the camp in the rainforest of Cerro Negro.


road to La Nevera

The road to La Nevera is never easy driving.


Cerro Santiago (Comarca Ngöbe-Buglé)

View of the summit region of Cerro Santiago (Comarca Ngöbe-Buglé) from the continental divide at La Nevera


Cloud forest at Cerro Santiago

Cloud forest at Cerro Santiago (1800 m asl)


Camp at Cerro Santiago

Camp on the slopes of Cerro Santiago near La Nevera



Jurutungo, the high valley of Río Candela (Chiriquí Province) - just behind the summit to the left lies Costa Rica



Cloud forest above Jurutungo

Cloud forest above Jurutungo (2200 m asl)


Cloud forest near Jurutungo

Cloud forest near Jurutungo (2300 m asl)


Bereit zur Abfahrt...

ready to hit the road...