Posts Tagged 'Brazil'

Surfing the Amazon River’s Endless Wave [video]

Flood Water Completely Submerged A Forest Path In Brazil [video]

Tiny Weevils Taking On The World’s Worst Weed [video]

Meet The Bald Uakari Monkey [video]

Tortoise Receives 3D Printed Shell

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According to BoredPanda.com –

When Freddy the tortoise was caught in a bush fire in Brazil, his chances of survival were slim. But thanks to a group of pioneering surgeons known as The Animal Avengers, Freddy not only survived his ordeal – he is also now the proud owner of the world’s first 3D printed shell!

Continue reading HERE.

4 Tiny Islands That You’ll Never Visit

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All That Is Interesting.com posted a list of four islands that very few people will ever visit. One is inhabited by poisonous snakes, another by a isolated tribe of humans. One island is an icy rock in the middle of nowhere, another may not be there when you arrive.

Read about all four islands HERE.

Stunning HDR Video Of Rio De Janeiro [video]

Dolphin Assisted Fishing [video]

‘Fat Ass’ Seats Installed In Brazilian Subway

faseatAccording to Metro.co.uk the Sao Paulo, Brazil subway has installed heavy duty, extra wide seats for fat passengers.

A sign above each seat shows a cartoon of a roly-poly passenger saying “Priority chair for obese people.”

Read more HERE.

Woman Who Missed Flight 447 Is Killed In Car Crash

TimesOnLine reports –

An Italian woman who arrived late for the Air France plane flight that crashed in the Atlantic last week has been killed in a car accident. Johanna Ganthaler, a pensioner from Bolzano-Bozen province, had been on holiday in Brazil with her husband Kurt and missed Air France Flight 447 after turning up late at Rio de Janeiro airport on May 31. All 228 people aboard lost their lives after the plane crashed into the Atlantic four hours into its flight to Paris. The ANSA news agency reported that the couple had managed to pick up a flight from Rio the following day. It said that Ms Ganthaler died when their car veered across a road in Kufstein, Austria, and swerved into an oncoming truck. Her husband was seriously injured


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