Searching for Mammals in the Andes of Ecuador

Along with the intense mammal searching in Brazil this past summer, I managed about six days in Ecuador with two main targets in mind – the Spectacled Bear and the Mountain Tapir. This trip report highlights those two species and the dozen or more other species encountered during my short time in the western and eastern Andes of Ecuador. What an amazing country. This was my third trip to Ecuador – I have a feeling it won’t be my last…

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  • benbalmford

    Nice short trip – funny, as that individual radio collared mountain tapir (I assume it is the same individual) completed my tapir set too!


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