Noel Kempff Mercado
|Noel Kempff Mercado|
February 27, 1924|
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
September 5, 1986 62) (aged|
Serranía de Caparuch, Bolivia
Kempff Mercado studied at the University of Santa Cruz where also received his B.Sc. in 1946. During a field campaign in the Huanchaca Nationalpark in 1986 he and several other scientists discovered a cocaine factory in the Bolivian forest. Kempff Mercado and most of the scientists were killed by the criminals. The Huanchaca National Park was renamed in 1988 as Noel Kempff Mercado National Park.
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