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The 1962-1963 travelogue documents Doris Cochran’s National Science Foundation funded trip to visit museums in South America and collect frog specimens, building on collections she made there in 1935. Includes summary of events, itinerary, and narrative entries on daily activities. Narrative entries include description of surrounding flora and fauna and references to specific collections of herpetological specimens collected. Includes miscellaneous clippings and business card in the back of the book. Localities included in this trip include Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in Brazil, Bogota in Colombia, Isla Barro Colorado (Barro Colorado Island) in Panama, Argentina, Peru, and several other localities.