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Expedition Update: Alive and Well

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When we planned this expedition, we had an ambitious (and in all honesty, unrealistic) objective. To find the Arabian Leopard, one of the rarest cats in the world.

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Expedition Update: Dr Mansoor

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Dr Mansoor from the Office of Conservation for Environment joins the expedition team in Wadi Sayq..

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Expedition Update: Botanic Garden’s

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With our goal of exploring and studying Wadi Sayq well underway, here in the science team we’re working hard to pack in as many surveys as possible..

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Expedition Update: Members

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So the Members fire has finally got back to the sunny UK! Our last few days have been really interesting and memorable..

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Expedition Update: Exploring the Wadi

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We headed up to the plane that runs the full length of the Wadi, with the aim of finding access points that lead down to the Wadi floor enabling us to survey with greater ease..

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Expedition Update: Old and New

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Having just returned to base camp from a several day foray into the Wadi, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all our team members who will have recently..

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Expedition Update: And the rain comes!

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Our initial recce into both Wadis left us feeling disappointed when each time we were stopped by massive rocks blocking the way..

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Expedition Update: Wadi Base Camp

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We arrived at the Wadi two days ago after a bumpy boat ride. After frantically alighting, and then unloading, we were left with the task of trekking all of the kit..

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Expedition Update: Wadi Mouth

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We are now settled on the beach at the mouth of the Wadi and have spent the morning scrambling up the Wadi to make an initial assessment..

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Expedition Update: Chief Leader

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The basecamp seems desolate and deserted after both groups left to pursue their own adventures..

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Expedition Update: Elusive Inhabitants

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Our time studying the sands is drawing to a close. Now, after many days exploring the area, is when we hope our hard work will be rewarded..

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Expedition Update: Omani Scientists

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The walks and trapping are all new for our Omani students and rangers. They are enjoying their time out in the desert (Al Hashman) learning new techniques..

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