Nguru Expedition 2018

Past Expeditions

In 2012, the team returned to the NNNP to camera trap the area, aaiming to gain the first images taken in the wild of the Visayan Spotted Deer. Battling difficult weather conditions, the team returned with the first photos taken in the wild of the deer and also the first photos taken in the wild of the Visayan Warty Pig (at the time the second rarest wild pig species. Click the image to watch the expedition film

In 2009 the team achieved the first exploration of the interior of the North Negros Natural Park. Described by Cox in 1987 a 'completely impassible to humans, the team found a route in and discovered the first evidence of the Visayan Spotted Deer (at the time, the rarest deer globally) in the Park for 25 years. Click on the image above to watch the film of the expedition.

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In 2016 the team undertook the first exploration of the Andravory Forest in Northern Madagascar. Traveling in on roads badly damaged by a cyclone, the team reached thre forest and undertook the first scientific surveys within it. Results are pending but it is likely the team found multiple species new to science.