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Southern beauties; If you want a trip filled with the curious and unusual, try one of these natural wonders of Latin America, chosen by the writers of the new Atlas Obscura

Nov 30, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

GLOWING TERMITE MOUNDS OF EMAS NATIONAL PARK, ALTO PARAISO DE GOIAS, BRAZIL These termite mounds can grow quite large, with diameters nearing 30.5 metres and towering heights of 5 m or more. Not only do they provide a home for up to several million termites; they're also nesting sites for many birds and home to hundreds of glowing pyrophorus beetle larvae. At night, the termite mounds look like they're wrapped in Christmas lights. While the adult beetles eat plants, the young are carnivorous and...