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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 10:20am 4/10/15 10:20am

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 4:51pm 8/01/12 4:51pm