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Population Of Colombia

In Colombia there are different groups of people from different times, in unique settings in a country where cities are far apart. The first group are the indigenous people native to Colombia. They represent about 3.4 percent of the current population of some 45,000,000 Colombians or about 1.5 million persons. >> Click the image to learn more about Colombia's culture.

More than two-thirds of Colombia's coral reef areas are found in the oceanic archipelago of San Andrés and Providencia. This archipelago consists of oceanic islands, atolls, and coral shoals. Degradation of reefs has been documented in the populated island of San Andrés, and in the most remote and uninhabited atolls. Diving in San Andres and Providence islands.

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Will the jaguar survive? Conservation groups have a plan

A region known to conservationists as the central Amazon Jaguar Conservation Unit is the largest jaguar stronghold in the world. It encompasses parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname. However, even in this vast area, changes in biological diversity and jaguar populations can come quickly. Huge extents of formerly unbroken forest, experts say, have already been lost to conversion to monoculture crops, cattle ranching, and…

(PHOTO: YouTube/Adventure Colombia) World's most crowded places: The most crowded island (Santa Cruz del Islote, off the coast of Colombia, is the world's most densely populated island, with 1,247 people squeezes into its .01 square kilometres. The students attend school on the mainland and residents have to use the neighbouring islands' cemeteries and leisure activities. Fresh water is shipped by Colombian Navy ships and there is no electricity on the island....)

A Multitude of Morphs: Harlequin Dart Frogs - Pictured here is the Koi morph. These are Harlequin Poison Dart Frogs (Oophaga histrionica, Oophaga sylvatica - two "different" [this is debated] species). These creatures come in a multitude of color morphs depending on the specific valley within their native region they hail from. Amazingly, the various color morphs can be found surprisingly close to one another, with different colored populations as near as adjacent hillsides!

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The purple-throated woodstar (Calliphlox mitchellii) is a species of hummingbird, and it is one of the four Calliphlox species, the woodstars. The species is found in Colombia and Ecuador, and a minor localized population in Panama

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The Kermode bear, also known as a "spirit bear," is a subspecies of the North American Black Bear living in the central and north coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is noted for about 1/10 of their population having white or cream-coloured coats. by Nathan Lovas

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Religion: The picture above is a catholic church in Colombia. The spanish arrived in Colombia in 1499 and brought the Roman Catholic Religion with them.95% of the Population in Colombia is Catholic. There are many different beliefs in Colombia. Including celebrating independence day on July 20th every year. Around 1900 there were arranged marriages but now arranged marriages are very uncommon.

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La Peña De Juaica

Juaica Mountain in Tabio, Colombia. Along with Cerro Uritorco in Argentina, and Brown Mountain in North Carolina, this so-called "Door of the Gods" by the indigenous local population, is famous for being a place where U.F.O.s (unidentified flying objects) can be seen, filmed and photographed.

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