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From the Field posts The Final Leg in Papua New Guinea The expedition team reaches their final camp and finds several uncommon species of birds as well as more snakes, skinks, geckos,... November 12, 2014 From the Field posts Dispatch from Top Camp “That climb was so worth it!” writes herpetologist Chris Raxworthy. “Here we find one of the most beautiful bright green tree frogs... October 24, 2014 From the Field posts Wrapping Up in High Camp “Although we occasionally find the odd new species, our species accumulation curve has flattened out—a good sign that we have made... October 20, 2014 From the Field posts Biscuits, Frog Calls, and Other Scenes from Camp Life “At night, the screams of Cuscus, arboreal marsupials, and many species of frog fill the chilly night air,” writes Paul Sweet from... October 14, 2014 From the Field posts “Herping” On A Green Sponge “The forest feels like a super-saturated giant green sponge, where thick moss grows on everything,” writes herpetologist Chris Raxworthy... October 10, 2014 From the Field posts The Two-Day Journey To High Camp “I had expected that getting here would be hard,” writes Paul Sweet from the field. “But I had no idea how hard.” October 6, 2014 From the Field posts Hurry Up and Wait at Base Camp A village event holds up the Explore21 team at base camp in Malaumunda. September 30, 2014 From the Field posts Birding and Batteries in Port Moresby The Explore 21 expedition team arrives in Port Moresby to gather supplies before heading out into the field. September 29, 2014 From the Field posts Preparing for Egg-laying Mammals, Birds of Paradise, and More in Papua New Guinea This week, a team of vertebrate specialists from the Museum—Brett Benz, Chris Raxworthy, Paul Sweet, and Neil Duncan—are heading... September 24, 2014 From the Field posts Trailing Snakes in Madagascar Madagascar’s rainy season is relentless. So why did herpetologists Chirstopher Raxworthy and Sara Ruane schedule their latest expedition... September 18, 2014 From the Field posts Fieldwork Journal: Back Home Jack Tseng and Camille Grohé, postdoctoral fellows in the Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, are... September 16, 2014 From the Field posts Fieldwork Journal: We’ve Got Friends in Faraway Places Jack Tseng and Camille Grohé, postdoctoral fellows in the Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, are... September 3, 2014