Arthur Middleton

They call us “wildlife ecologists” but we are crime scene investigators, of sorts. Every day we log new victims, studying their twisted remains for clues about who they were and how they died. The Clues Given the general shape of the remains and our location in the Andes, if the body is large with a dark...

Three years after becoming entranced by the world of the world’s smallest camel, the vicuña, Arthur Middleton returns to San Guillermo, Argentina with photographer Joe Riis to learn more about these unusual animals and to share their adventures here. Throughout most of its range, the puma is an absent presence. You know it’s there, and once...

Three years after becoming entranced by the world of the world’s smallest camel, the vicuña, Arthur Middleton returns to San Guillermo, Argentina with photographer Joe Riis to learn more about these unusual animals and to share their adventures here. A vicuña has to make hard choices every day. Sometimes the choice is whether to eat or...

Three years after becoming entranced by the world of the world’s smallest camel, Arthur Middleton returns to San Guillermo, Argentina with photographer Joe Riis to learn more about these unusual animals and to share their adventures here. All photos by Joe Riis. (Photo by Joe Riis) Tomorrow, we hit the road. It’s a road I...