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Laughing their way through the tangled undergrowth and spider webs expedition members Simon Willcock and Gabriela Bittencourt move up through the forest on top of Mount Lico. The 125 meter-tall cliff, the difficult jungle, rain, and the shear isolation of the forest in Mozambique’s remote north created major difficulties for the expedition. Only through teamwork, planning and positive attitudes were serious accidents prevented.

The expedition was funded by the TransGlobe Expedition Trust, Biocensus, African Butterfly Research Institute, DMM Climbing, Marmot tents, Bayliss family
Participating institutions:
Oxford Bookes University, University of Swaziland, University of Bangor, University of York, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Natural History Museum (Maputo), Natural History Museum (London), Biocensus, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, E. O. Wilson lab Gorongosa, Port Elizabeth Museum (SA), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Herbarium (Maputo).

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