Flora and Fauna
ALMA assumes responsibility for the Flora and Fauna habitat located around the radio telescope facilities, under archaeological advisement with San Pedro de Atacama and Chilean authorities. ALMA was built under a policy of respect for and protection of the existing Flora and Fauna in the area. In this photo: Calycera herbacea. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

Flora and Fauna

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ALMA assumes responsibility for the Flora and Fauna habitat located around the radio telescope facilities, under archaeological advisement with San Pedro de Atacama and Chilean authorities. ALMA was built under a policy of respect for and protection of the existing Flora and Fauna in the area. In this photo: Calycera herbacea.

Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)