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December 21, 2007

Gorongosa By Night

de Katie Beilfuss

FrogSurvey#1 002+Gorongosa by Night  _resized_sidebarO sol pôs-se há muito e o calor do dia dissipa-se na frescura de uma brisa nocturna. Amontoamo-nos no veículo das expedições nocturnas, um camião grande de caixa aberta, com assentos altos para melhor apreciar a vida selvagem. Somos dez pessoas – pessoal do Departamento de Serviços Científicos do Parque Nacional da Gorongosa e outros voluntários – todos a enfrentar o desafio do primeiro levantamento nocturno em muitos anos no Parque, ansiosos por ver a vida selvagem da noite, a maioria da qual é invisível durante o dia. 

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Gorongosa By Night

By Katie Beilfuss

FrogSurvey#1 002+Gorongosa by Night  _resized_sidebarThe sun has long since set, and the heat of the day is dissipating on a refreshing night breeze.  We pile into the game drive vehicle, a large open air truck with elevated seats for improved wildlife viewing.  We are ten people – staff of the Gorongosa National Park Department of Scientific Services and other volunteers – all braving the first nocturnal surveys of the park in many years, eager to see the park’s nighttime wildlife, most of which is invisible during the day.

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