Colombian Daredevil Dog Skydives For Military Training


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To graduate and start her official service at the search and rescue unit at Colombian Air Force, military working dog Siara had to jump off the ramp from 14,000 feet high in the sky. Continue reading »

Colombian Floral Industry in Bloom for Valentine’s Day

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A Colombian flower grower selects a rose for a bouquet ahead of Valentine’s Day in Subachoque, February 2, 2015. Colombia is the world’s second-largest flower exporter behind the Netherlands. The Andean country exports around 500 million flowers to the U.S. for Valentine’s Day, according to the Colombia Flower Growers Association. (Photo by John Vizcaino/Reuters)
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Colombian Salsa Dancers

In Bogota, Colombia, dancer Martha Montanez irons her outfit backstage before performing with the Swing Latino salsa dance group. (William Fernando Martinez/Associated Press) Continue reading »

Colombian Tigrillo Cat Found in Medellin, Colombia

Medellin, Colombia: A domestic cat nurses a baby margay (Leopardus Wiedii) in a pet shelter. The baby margay, locally known as tigrillo, was found in the suburbs and taken to the shelter were it could be fed by the surrogate mother until it is released back to the wild. Continue reading »

Inside the Secret Colombian Drug Submarine

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A narco submarine is a type of custom-made ocean-going self-propelled semi-submersible vessel built by drug traffickers to smuggle drugs. They are especially known to be used by Colombian drug cartel members to export cocaine from Colombia to Mexico, which is often then transported overland to the United States.

In photographs of “Popular Mechanics” magazine. Continue reading »