This work is part of a multi-institutional effort to survey and preserve the paleontological record of Hispaniola as it is recorded by the fossil remains of extinct primates, sloths, bats, and more, inside the flooded caves of the Dominican Republic.
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Above: Left to right, Cristian Pittaro, Zachary Klukkert and Angel Compres Ramos in a Dominican cave. Photo credit Phillip Lehman.
Background: Klukkert donning specialized scuba equipment to enter an underwater paleontological site in a Dominican cave. Photo credit: J. Stephane