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8 Safest Countries in South America: Data Ranked (Travel Guide)

Thinking about traveling to South America, but wondering which country to go to? In this article, you’ll see which countries are considered to be the safest according to data, and not the opinions of tourism marketing. You’ll also learn about some interesting places to visit in each country. The safest countries in South America are …

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8 Safest Countries in Central America, Caribbean: Data Backed Travel Guide

So you want to go to Central America. I’m sure you also want to be safe and enjoy your travels. In this article, you’ll see what the safest countries are in Central America and the Caribbean, and you’ll learn some interesting things to do and attractions to visit in each country. Costa Rica and Panama …

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24 Guatemala Facts: People, Culture, Geography, History

Is Guatemala on your list of places to visit? Perhaps it should be. With a fascinating history and breathtaking nature, Guatemala has a lot to offer. Please read on for 24 facts that make Guatemala such a special place. These Guatemala facts are a great way to get an introduction to this beautiful Central American …

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Do Octopuses Have Bones? Guide to Skeleton, Teeth, Beak

Love them or hate them, there is no denying that an octopus is an awesome creature. For starters, all octopuses are venomous, have three hearts, and even have blue blood. But just how do they get around? Do octopuses have bones? What about teeth? Octopuses don’t have bones because they are invertebrates. Octopus arms are …

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Jaguar vs Tiger: 7 Key Differences Compared (Size, Strength, Appearance)

What’s the difference between a jaguar and a tiger? In this post, we’ll take a look at 7 key differences between these two big cats, and answer some interesting questions about them too. You’ll then be better informed the next time you see jaguars and tigers. Jaguars and tigers are both large predatory cats. Both …

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Do Porcupines Shoot Their Quills? (Fact Check) 4 Defense Behaviors

Did you know that there are 58 species of porcupines! These rodents are adorable. But beware. The name “porcupine” comes from Latin and means “quill pig.” So as cute as they are, it is better to give them some distance. Those quills can cause some damage. But are you safe even at a distance? Do …

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Do Rattlesnakes Nurse Their Babies? (Fact Check) Snake-Milking?

Photos occasionally surface on social media that appear to show a rattlesnake nursing her young. Do rattlesnakes nurse their babies? The quick answer is no. Rattlesnakes are reptiles and as such, they do not have mammary glands. An animal without mammary glands cannot lactate (produce milk). The photo in question was staged. (I guess you …

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Lake Maracaibo: Lightning Capital of the World (297 Days a Year)

How do you feel about thunder and lightning? If you are like me, you will open the curtains wide and pull up a chair to watch the show. You may even wonder where to travel to catch the best lightning show in the world. In this article, you’ll learn about the lightning capital of the …

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Galapagos Islands Names: Guide to All 33 Islands, Islets (Map)

Galapagos Islands’ names can be confusing. Almost every one of the Islands has at least two names: Spanish and English. Most of the names aren’t translations, but totally different names. Because the Islands belong to Ecuador, a Spanish country, we will refer to them by their Spanish names. Many islands in the Galapagos Islands have 2 (or …

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Cuban Foods: 28 Tasty Dishes, Desserts, Drinks to Try on Your Next Trip

Looking to try some awesome cuisine? In this article, you’ll learn about 28 Cuban foods, including Cuban-American dishes, desserts, and drinks to either try next time you’re traveling or at home when looking to change things up. I’m not an expert by any means, but a lot of these dishes look absolutely delicious. Let’s dig …

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