An intermediate complementarity value between ground and understory (CC = 0.58) was previously mentioned for another cloud forest
from Tanzania (Sorensen, 2003), but the corresponding values found in our study (0.83) and in another locality in the same mountain range (0.76) by Ibarra-Nunez et al.
Nieto's farm is surrounded by a cloud forest
that was declared a protected area in 2008.
Of the species recorded, Bassariscus sumichrasti, Galictis vittata, and Urocyon cinereoargenteus were unique to the cloud forest
and Potos flavus to the semi-evergreen forest (Table 1).
About 30 miles south, following a bus ride along steep and winding roads, it becomes clear why they call this a cloud forest
, as fluffy marshmallow shapes obscure the mountaintops.
Even though I've been buzzing on caffeine all afternoon, I find it easy to drift off to sleep at Hotel Ficus, a mountain retreat not far from the Monteverde Cloud Forest
In intense heat over five days, he has to cover a total of 230km across the brutal and unforgiving terrain of the Peruvian Amazon, with the course taking him from the cooler cloud forest
down into the Amazon basin and through the jungle itself in Manu National Park.
Both specimens were caught with mist nets set in a cloud forest
refuge at the top of the mountain range, at an altitude of approximately 750 m.
For two days, he took us on an adventure of a lifetime into the Monteverde Cloud Forest
Researchers at Wake Forest University are developing small, insect-like drones to explore the Peruvian cloud forest
, an area about the size of the continental United States and believed to be one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.
Hike your way around the second smallest Canary Island, La Gomera, from high rocky mountains to cloud forest
and banana plantations - but before that you will explore Tenerife and Mount Teide, Spain's highest mountain and the world's third tallest volcano.
along trail from La Esperanza to Laguna de Los Condores.