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“Mate Burilado”, The Ultimate Pumpkin Carving!

While Halloween marks a time of carving pumpkins for recreation in the West, gourd carving, known as “mate burilado”, done by Peruvian cultures requires mastery. Gourd Carving is a common practice amongst artisans in the town of Cochas Grande, a district...

All About Agoutis

Species Description Agoutis are rodents in the genus Dasyprocta, which consists of 12 known species found throughout Central and South America. These small mammals may grow up to 2.5 feet long and weigh up to 13 pounds [1]. Their fur comes in many shades of orange,...

Painting with Produce!

As the weather cools and your garden grows, now is the time to educate kids about food sources and Indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest. In the Western world, many have become separated from the origins of the food we consume and what it does to our bodies. As...