Expedition Peru: A Scientist's Search
Explore the Amazon with our very own José Padial, William and Ingrid Rea Assistant Curator of Herpetology. Expedition Peru: A Scientist’s Search is documentary film that follows Dr. Padial and a team of 13 others as they travel to a remote part of the Alto Purus National Park to study the diversity of reptiles and amphibians species and establish a plan for their conservation.
In the interactive show, experience what it is like to be a scientist exploring the Amazon during a hands-on presentation. Try on the gear that Dr. Padial carries and learn how to properly collect specimens for a natural history museum.
There are two great ways to go on an Expedition:
- Family-Friendly Interactive Show:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 11:30 a.m.
Saturday: 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
- Sunday: 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Run time: approximately 10 minutes for the film and 10 minutes for the presentation
- Full Feature Documentary:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday: 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.
Run time: approximately 20 minutes
Expedition Peru: A Scientist’s Search was directed by Maira Duarte.
Free with admission to Carnegie Museum of Natural History