Avi (Celeste) Taricuarima
Avi, more commonly known as Celeste, is of native Cocama ancestry. She studied at the Superior Education Institute El Milagro in Iquitos city. As part of her training as a guide Celeste worked as field research assistant to Fredrik Tegner in his study of poison dart frogs and to Ludvig Orsen in his study of harlequin toads. She has a special fondness for herpetology.