5 Mangoes to Try When in Peru

It was recently reported that Peru is the largest supplier of mangoes to the United Kingdom. UK is also the largest consumer of mangoes in all of Europe, though UK will no longer be part of the EU, which is a different story altogether. The second largest consumer is Germany, closely followed by France. Mango, often known as the king of fruits, is consumed all over the world, and the Peruvian varieties are just as delicious as any other variety. Read more..

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Researchers Discover Whale Fossil in Peru

Peru’s coast spans hundreds of miles along the Pacific Ocean, home to thousands of species of marine life. Recently, researchers unearthed a 36.4 million year-old fossil belonging to an ancient whale. The discovery fills an academic gap that researchers struggled with, which left them wondering about certain aspects of baleen whales. Read more..

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Peru Rescues Galapagos Tortoises

A couple of weeks ago, Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service seized 29 endangered Galapagos tortoises from a bus, before being shipped to Europe. Peru falls in the international route to Europe for wild animal trade. The tortoises came from Ecuador and most smugglers use Peru as a transit before the animals reach Europe. Some of the tortoises were taken in by a zoo for treatment, while the rest were sent back to Ecuador. Read more..

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