PERU: Back to Peru, Part 1

By Heiko Bleher

The following Quebradas resulted also in these bluish characoid species and a yellow spotted new Ancistrus species. The road was so bad (actually one cannot call it as such) that we got stuck, winding around the large rocks and into the mud with this rain. There were places we could not move ahead and a catterpilar finally came and cleared the rocks away. Eventually also the truck-battery gave up, its two pins were completely oxidized. Antonio took a hammer and smashed the cables into the oxidized pins and it worked again…

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