Andrew Elliott (Wheaton, Illinois, USA) helps conservation biologist Vu Van Lien (Vietnam Russia Tropical Center) survey the butterflies of Vietnam, where their diversity acts as an indicator of habitat disturbance. July 15-23


Andrew Elliott's Diary



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