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Colombia! By: Hannah Staska and Amanda Vasek
Colombian Animals Colombian Weasel- an endangered species. Weighs approximately 138 g. They live close to water Cotton Top Tamarin- Weighs about 1 pound. Found near water. Colombian Squirrel Monkey- Exhibits grayish- brown coloration with a very pale orange tinge.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez~ He wrote the novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, in 1967. Santiago Gamboa~ Author of the travel book Octubre en Pekin(October in Pekin) Hèctor Abad Faciolince~ Abad is best known for his novel, Angosta.
Sports 1. Soccer is the most popular sport by far There are many other sports played. There is not a specific one for 2 & 3. Two other sports are cycling and basketball.
Geography/Topography Andes Mountain Range- worlds longest continental mountain range. Continental range of highlands along the West Coast of South America. 7,000 km long (4,300 mi.) Amazon Rainforest- only a little part of the rainforest is found in Colombia. It is believed to have formed in the Eocene Era. Llanos- A vast tropical grassland plain. It is east of the Andes Mountains. In northwest South America, especially Colombia and Venezuela.
Tourist Attractions Colombian National Coffee Park Gold Museum in Bogotà Bogotà Botanical Gardens
Government of Colombia Is a liberal democracy with separation of powers into executive, judicial, and legislative branches.
Colombia Culture Spanish came in the 16 th century to Colombia They brought Catholicism and African slaves. Africans and indigenous people of Colombia mixed to form to form zambos creating a new ethno- racial group in society.