Theodore Roosevelt's visit to the Oropouche Cave

Julian S. Kenny


Most members of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists Club will be familiar with the Guacharo Caves at Oropouche. Some years ago a member of the Club, Mr. Ludolf Wehekind, lent me a small snapshot of a party of people at the Oropouche Cave in the year 1911. This photograph is of interest partly because it was paobably the first photograph taken at the Caves and partly because one of the subjects in the photograph is Teddy Roosevelt who was at one time President of the United States.

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