Last month, a team of biologists, logistical crew, researchers and plant experts were led on their first expedition to Mount Lico in Mozambique by Dr Julian Bayliss, from Oxford Brookes University in the UK, where an undisturbed tropical rainforest was discovered in the heart of a volcano.

Bayliss was looking at satellite imagery from Google Earth when he first spotted an undisturbed tropical rainforest in Africa. Bayliss, Oxford Brookes University, is known for having found Mount Mabu in Mozambique, the largest rainforest in southern Africa, as well as a number of new species of butterflies and other creatures in the area since then.

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