Category: Colombia

Colombian river Cano Cristales is commonly called the “River of Five Colors” or the “Liquid Rainbow,” and is noted for its striking colors. 

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Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no oranges in Florida, no bananas in Ecuador, no potatoes in Ireland, no coffee in Colombia, no pineapples in Hawaii, no rubber trees in Africa, no tomatoes in Italy, and no chocolate in Switzerland.

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A rodent that was believed to be extinct for 113 years, casually showed up on the handrail at the front porch of an ecolodge in Colombia and let researchers photograph it for two hours before disappearing into the night, after which it was never seen again.

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