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05

May

Mysterious rock lines marked way to ancient Peru fairsThe lines as well as the mounds researchers have excavated were also likely used as road signs of sorts to steer traders to certain towns.

Mysterious rock lines marked way to ancient Peru fairs
The lines as well as the mounds researchers have excavated were also likely used as road signs of sorts to steer traders to certain towns.

27

Mar

5 amazing things spotted in the Peruvian Amazon
Clever spiders and weird caterpillars lurk in the rain forests.

5 amazing things spotted in the Peruvian Amazon

Clever spiders and weird caterpillars lurk in the rain forests.

28

Nov

Visit Machu Picchu with huge ‘zoomable’ imageThis huge image of the Incan site in Peru took nearly 2 hours to photograph and is made up of 1,920 separate images that were stitched together.

Visit Machu Picchu with huge ‘zoomable’ image
This huge image of the Incan site in Peru took nearly 2 hours to photograph and is made up of 1,920 separate images that were stitched together.

29

Sep

Photo of the day: A young Peruvian girl rests with her baby alpaca named Carmelo near Colca Canyon, Peru. There is no such thing as a wild alpaca because they were domesticated several thousands of years ago by the Moche people of northern Peru. During the reign of the Inca empire, alpacas played several vital roles for the Andean people, including food, fuel, clothing and transportation. Because of their tremendous value, the Incan government strictly controlled their use, which allowed alpacas to flourish and reach populations of tens of millions of individuals.
See more alpaca photos.

Photo of the day: A young Peruvian girl rests with her baby alpaca named Carmelo near Colca Canyon, Peru. There is no such thing as a wild alpaca because they were domesticated several thousands of years ago by the Moche people of northern Peru. During the reign of the Inca empire, alpacas played several vital roles for the Andean people, including food, fuel, clothing and transportation. Because of their tremendous value, the Incan government strictly controlled their use, which allowed alpacas to flourish and reach populations of tens of millions of individuals.

See more alpaca photos.

23

May

'Natural causes' at fault for Peru dolphin deaths, officials sayThe nearly 900 dolphins that washed up since the start of the year died of natural causes, officials said, but environmentalists remain unconvinced.

'Natural causes' at fault for Peru dolphin deaths, officials say
The nearly 900 dolphins that washed up since the start of the year died of natural causes, officials said, but environmentalists remain unconvinced.

10

May

5,000 birds, 900 dolphins dead in PeruThe country’s northern beaches were earlier this week declared off-limits as scientists scrambled to pin down what was causing such a massive toll.

5,000 birds, 900 dolphins dead in Peru
The country’s northern beaches were earlier this week declared off-limits as scientists scrambled to pin down what was causing such a massive toll.

09

May

What’s killing dolphins and pelicans in Peru?Potentials reasons range from toxic fish or algal bloom to a viral infection.

What’s killing dolphins and pelicans in Peru?
Potentials reasons range from toxic fish or algal bloom to a viral infection.

01

May

Peru probes mystery pelican deathsOrnithologists were investigating the mysterious death of nearly 600 sea birds found on the beaches of northern Peru. The investigation follows a probe into the deaths of more than 850 dolphins that have washed ashore since January along the same 100-mile stretch of coastline.

Peru probes mystery pelican deaths
Ornithologists were investigating the mysterious death of nearly 600 sea birds found on the beaches of northern Peru. The investigation follows a probe into the deaths of more than 850 dolphins that have washed ashore since January along the same 100-mile stretch of coastline.

01

Feb

More photos of isolated Peruvian tribe emergeThe group chooses to live away from civilization, likely because of past brutalities when outsiders encroached on their land.

More photos of isolated Peruvian tribe emerge
The group chooses to live away from civilization, likely because of past brutalities when outsiders encroached on their land.