Date: July 17-22, 2018
Location: Narupa Reserve, Napo province, 1137 m a.s.l.
The Evergreen montane forest of the Narupa Reserve is considered one of the most biodiverse on the planet. The 512 hectares of the reserve are part of the Buffer zones of the Sumaco Napo-Galeras National Park and harbor of more than 300 species of birds, as well as pumas, ocelots, tapirs and other large mammals.
In this area, the researchers of the NUNA Project registered one primate species, the black-mantled Tamarin (Leontocebus nigricollis), 18 species of amphibians, 11 species of reptiles, 12 species of spiders and 25 species of ants. Considering that this information is preliminary, it is very likely that the numbers of species will increase as NUNA scientists analyze the data collected at the site.