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After a successful expedition that notched over a dozen new species, the team wraps up is work on Tafelberg.
Each day on Tafelberg, the team is encountering new and little known species of plants and animals.
The Tafelberg team moves camp through several dangerous waterways to the interior of the tepui to continue their exploration.
The biological inventory of Tafelberg gets underway as we open the trail system on the summit.
The team finally summits Tafelberg, one of Suriname’s table mountains, by getting a lift from a helicopter.
Expedition planning has changed considerably since the first survey of Tafelberg in 1944.
Our expedition to an ancient table mountain in Suriname has started as the expedition team gathers in Paramaribo.