a group of ornithologists walk during the evening looking for owls in the forest.

After Decades of War, This Jungle Is Now Open for Exploration

Scientists found rare, and likely new, species while guided through remote Colombia by ex-FARC rebels.

A team of scientists looks for owls in a remote forest in Colombia, which can only now be surveyed after years of strife.
Photograph by Federico Rios, National Geographic

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