New Travel Essay in NY Times

Here remain some of the least-studied places in the world, with thousands of creatures that exist absolutely nowhere else. There are cecropia trees that swarm with ants if you rap their hollow trunks; cuckoos that throw their voices; strangler figs that latch onto another tree midtrunk, drop aerial roots down to the ground and choke their host tree to death. From Send in the Clouds a new essay in the New York Times T Magazine.