Discoverers Expedition Vilcabamba 2016 A different species of bluish butterfly sleeping under a leaf at night (Photo Juan C. Chaparro). Wilbert from the Ashaninka community of Marontuari, carrying a heavy backpack with food and equipment from Camp 2 to Camp 3. (Photo Juan C. Chaparro). A cicada drying its brand new wings after changing skin (Photo Juan C. Chaparro). José Padial and his team of researchers are traveling in the remote Vilcabamba mountains of Peru in the pursuit of biodiversity research. He blogs and sends photos as often as possible capturing his expedition along the way.