“I had expected that getting here would be hard,” writes Paul Sweet from the field. “But I had no idea how hard.”
A village event holds up the Explore21 team at base camp in Malaumunda.
The Explore 21 expedition team arrives in Port Moresby to gather supplies before heading out into the field.
This week, a team of vertebrate specialists from the Museum—Brett Benz, Chris Raxworthy, Paul Sweet, and Neil Duncan—are heading out to one of the most remote areas in the world in search of new species and specimens on the Explore21 Papua New Guinea expedition.