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Largest Bird in the World Takes Flight  

Largest Bird in the World Takes Flight

A Long Upside Down Mountain - The Colca Canyon

September 2nd 2011
Arequipa may be a city of close to one million people, a number that usually gives an image of a chaotic and busy city, in Arequipa however, that it not the case. Arequipa is a perfect introduction to Peru. I arrived with a Dutch girl, Ilonka, in the early hours of September 1st 2011 and checked ourselves into a fantastic little hostel, Daniela Piccola, falling asleep until the a sensible morning ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
1st October 2012

I'm just curious on what the name of this bird is. My boyfriend keeps telling me about this massive bird in Peru but he can't remember the name....
10th October 2012

RE: Cassie
Hi Cassie, It's an Andean Condor and it has the longest wingspan of any land bird. Best Wishes, Alan

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