Endangered species of South America: Plants and flowers

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In South America plants and flowers are abundant. Currently, scientists estimate that about 80% of the planet’s flowering plant species are in the Amazon rainforest – which covers about 5.5 square kilometers of the continent. These plants and flowers are some of the most weird and wonderful you’ll ever see, […]

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Where do the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet?

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Many scientists say that we know more about outer space than the depths of our oceans. The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are the two largest seas on the planet, covering half of the Earth’s surface. Together, they make up the planet’s largest habitat. Scientists are unsure as to how many […]

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Biking Colchagua Valley: Wine tasting cycling tours

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When most people think of South American wine, they think Argentinian malbec. Equally, when people think of Chilean wine, they cite chardonnay. However, if you’re a red wine lover that’s looking for something a bit different, then biking Colchagua Valley is a fabulous choice. Nestled between the Andes and the […]

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5 fun facts about Galapagos islands flamingos

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South America is home to numerous fascinating bird species, from tiny hummingbirds to mighty condors. However, there are some species you might not expect. For instance, did you know that there is such a thing as Galapagos Islands flamingos? Situated off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are famously […]

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