Rare Footage of Life in the Treetops

National Geographic Emerging Explorer Adrian Seymour has a knack not just for being in the right place at the right time, but for catching it all on camera as well. His films capture rarely seen people, places, and events and put them together in ways that tell stories few people would otherwise get to hear (listen to Adrian recounting his experience being attacked by an angry eagle while climbing a tree).

The video above reveals his most recent endeavor: to ascend to the top of the Honduran rain forest and position camera traps to record scenes of animal life in a parallel world, right here on Earth.




Meet the Author
Andrew Howley is a longtime contributor to the National Geographic blog, with a particular focus on archaeology and paleoanthropology generally, and ancient rock art in particular. In 2018 he became Communications Director at Adventure Scientists, founded by Nat Geo Explorer Gregg Treinish. Over 11 years at the National Geographic Society, Andrew worked in various ways to share the stories of NG explorers and grantees online. He also produced the Home Page of nationalgeographic.com for several years, and helped manage the Society's Facebook page during its breakout year of 2010. He studied Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology from the College of William & Mary in Virginia. He has covered expeditions with NG Explorers-in-Residence Mike Fay, Enric Sala, and Lee Berger. His personal interests include painting, running, and reading about history. You can follow him on Twitter @anderhowl and on Instagram @andrewjhowley.