Paul Rosolie is a naturalist, explorer, author, and award winning wildlife filmmaker. For the past 16 years he has specialized in threatened ecosystems and species in countries like Indonesia, Brazil, India, and Peru. In the Amazon, Rosolie has spent extensive time traveling with poachers documenting the illegal trade in endangered species. Rosolie’s memoir on Amazonian wildlife and exploration, “Mother of God”, was hailed as “gripping” by Jane Goodall, and the Wall Street Journal applauded Rosolie’s environmental call-to-arms for its ‘rare immediacy and depth’. In 2013 Rosolie spoke at the United Nations global Forum on Forests while accepting an award for his Amazonian wildlife short-film ‘An Unseen World”. He is the co-founder of Junglekeepers Peru an organization that focuses on protecting threatened habitat in western Amazonia. To date, Junglekeepers protects over 55,000 acres of primary forest.
Mohsin Kazmi is a Co-founder of Tamandua Expeditions and Junglekeepers. His passion for conservation photography has taken him to forests all around the world. His work has been featured by Leonardo DiCaprio, Yale Environment 360, Mongabay, and TED. He has spent the last ten years learning the ways of the forest from indigenous people of the Madre de Dios. He has experience guiding travelers of all ages through the challenging and unexplored terrain of the Western Amazon. Mohsin recently completed his Master’s in Environmental Science & Policy at Johns Hopkins University. His interests include, plant diversity, herpetology, and aquatic diversity. He can set up a camera anywhere to get a great shot, and he will do it for you too.
Ian Breland is a Wildlife Filmmaker and Conservation Photographer with a burning passion for helping show others the Amazon's infinitely biodiverse ecosystems and the bottomless depths of adventure that the jungle provides. He is a Reptile and Amphibian specialist, with years of experience in the relentless pursuit of the ones that call the Peruvian Amazon home. Throughout his career Ian has amassed a wealth of knowledge and curiosity regarding all kinds of Neotropical flora & fauna, and will learn alongside you as we push forward into the unknown.