The llama (Lama glama) is a large camelid that originated in North America about 40 million years ago. Llamas migrated to South America and Asia about 3 million years ago. By the end of the last ice-age (10,000 - 12,000 years ago) camelids were extinct in North America. As of … [Read more...]
South American Animals
South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. South America is also home to the world's largest rainforest: the Amazon rainforest.
Other major South American countries include Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and Venezuela. South America is a vast continent with a rich history and culture. There is much to explore in this beautiful part of the world.
South America is home to some of the most amazing animals on Earth.
The Amazon rainforest is home to thousands of different species of animals, including monkeys, sloths, jaguars, and anacondas.
The Galapagos Islands are home to giant tortoises, iguanas, and many different types of land birds.
Galapagos Hoary Bat
The hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) is a species of bat in the vesper bat family, Vespertilionidae. It is the most widespread of all bats in the United States and, though not yet recorded in Alaska, these bats are thought to occur in all 50 states. They also live in both Central … [Read more...]