The Researcher Documenting Life in Earth's Most Biodiverse Ecosystem

Diego Mosquera has a lot of neighbors: Jaguars, rare dogs, anteaters, ocelots, thousands of species of birds and an estimated 100,000 different species of insects. Mosquera manages the Tiputini Biodiversity Station deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon, which makes up 6.5 square kilometers of the most biodiverse region on Earth. “I went as a student, and I fell in love with the jungle,” Mosquera told me on the phone. “11 years ago, I saw a jaguar from a canoe

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