Andean Condor

The Andean Condor

The Andean condor (Vultur Gryphus) is a massive and majestic bird of prey native to the Andean mountains of South America including Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Chile. It's one of the largest flying birds in the world with a wingspan of up to 10 feet and a weight of up to 33 pounds. It's an iconic symbol of culture...

Spectacled bear

The Spectacled Bear

Spectacled bears, also known as Andean bears are a fascinating species native to South America. They are considered a vulnerable population and according to the IUCN Red List there are less than 10,000 currently in existence. Some scientists believe their numbers are closer to 2,500. The spectacled bear is the only living bear belonging to the subfamily...

Playful Pink Amazon River Dolphin

The Pink River Dolphin

The pink river dolphin (amazon river dolphin) is a unique species of toothed whale that's born gray and turns pink as it ages. It inhabits 6 countries in South America (Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela) and is the largest species of river dolphin in the world. In fact, it can reach a length of over 8 feet...