Mosquito, Amazonia, Brazil

Is the Mosquito the most dangerous animal living on earth?

Many diseases are transmitted by this insect, such as malaria (with 250 million cases annually, the disease kills more than 900,000 people per year), the yellow fever (affects 200,000 people per year and is fatal to 30 000 people), dengue (the most serious variation strikes 500 000 people per year) …

Brazil: The Boto, pink dolphin of Amazonia

23 to 7 millions of years ago, during the Miocene era, Amazonia was partially covered by seawater. Cetaceans were living in this area. When seawater has been definitely out of Amazonia ground, a species would have adapted to continue living in rivers, drawing the Amazonian landscape. This species became the Boto, known also as the biggest pink dolphin of Amazonia.

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