The most biologically diverse place on the planet

A two-and-a half year expedition in a remote part of Bolivia has uncovered a treasure trove of data on what has proven to be the world’s most biodiverse national park. Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) discovered more than 120 potentially new species of plant, butterfly, and vertebrate during their epic trek.

As a result of the work, Madidi National Park is now considered the most biologically diverse protected area on the planet. Here is a look at some of the species that were discovered...

The most biologically diverse place on the planet

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