National Geographic : 2003 Aug
y OCj ^i KANAMARI Ma. AI..L. AGV x.) ON T[01-,,011 1.EI HLIROS ARE DAN (j Rt '11 L, NTAM, D ix } } Nor :.:: .. .: . . t .ten ,. \i.+: "1fFN A F 1 FL5SF To help achieve Possuelo's long-term goal-discovering where the Flecheiros live so authorities can more effectively i keel:) out intruders-the 34-nian crew first 1 t . i 4 takes care of short-term essentials. Stop lit "" ;' ping along the Itaquai River to hunt for >ia dinner, they bag a load of peccary (above). When their boats bottom out upstream, the team members pack their gear and s' A .y slog along on foot (top left). Some Indians on the trek treat their eyes with a tradi tional potion applied with palm leaves (middle). Brutally painful, the drug alters vision, giving the jungle's dense green lip, N. walls greater texture and dimension-and making it easier to spot a woolly monkey F (bottom) for a quick meal.