Enormous Paintings Sliced From Their Frames Return Home To Bolivia

The long saga of two giant, colonial-era paintings — stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 and unwittingly purchased in 2003 by New York collectors, who discovered they were stolen after loaning them for a 2013 exhibit — came full circle yesterday when they were unveiled at the government palace in La Paz. »4/10/15 1:20pm4/10/15 1:20pm

Watch a South American "superbird" diving 150 feet underwater

For years, it was assumed that imperial cormorants — large seabirds typically found along the southern coasts of South America — fed on fish just below the surface of the ocean. But when scientists in Argentina outfitted one with a tiny camera, they discovered that the birds are, in fact, remarkably accomplished… »8/01/12 7:51pm8/01/12 7:51pm