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NATURE: Andes: The Dragon’s Back
Posted By admin On July 12, 2010 @ 10:00 pm In All,earthday,Highlights,Videos | No Comments
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When this great, spine-like mountain range rose from the sea, it created a new continent and a bridge that joined North and South America, allowing flora and fauna from each to mix and diversify. Today, the Andes continue to grow and evolve and are home to a rich tapestry of environments, including the largest ice field outside the poles, a desert where penguins nest, and vertical mile-high geysers where flamingos huddle for warmth.
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