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Charles Brewer Carías is a renowned Venezuelan naturalist and explorer and one of the greatest experts on the Tepuy region in Venezuela, which is commonly known as “The Lost World”. This explorer sees and knows the Guayana Highlands in broad natural scientific and ethnographic connections. He is considered to be the pioneer of Venezuelan speleology and the discoverer of the most significant quartzite karst phenomena (for example, a cave in the Autana tower). In 2004, he discovered a cave in the Chimantá Table Mountains, which was baptized Cueva Charles Brewer in his honour. Several endemic plants and animals discovered on the Table Mountains also bear the name of their discoverer; Charles Brewer Carías.

Detailed information about his publications and species named after him in his discoveries can be found here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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