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The Amazon

High up in the Amazon Basin, the San Rafael Falls in Ecuador pour into one of the Amazon’s mountain tributaries. (Dr. Morley Read / Shutters...

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Butterflies In The Amazon

Butterflies In The Amazon - This (along with so many innumerable reasons) is why the rain forests are so important. We are destroying so much of our world that we could lose things like this in our lifetime. That's too fast for the Earth to compensate.

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Pink river dolphins are found only in the Amazon, and considering their unusual appearance and intelligence, it’s no wonder there’s a whole slew of fables associated with them. One such legend tells of Bufeo Colorado, a pink dolphin who shape-shifts into an attractive fisherman. He uses his charm to lure girls away and convince them to

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Chachapoya culture tombs on the edge of the Amazon in Peru. The Inca called them the "Warriors Of The Clouds" because of the high jungle in which they lived...see Brien Foerster on Facebook

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