A bird on the head is worth two in the......? Thanks to a friend we met at the...

by Center for Amazon Community Ecology October 05, 2017

A bird on the head is worth two in the......? Thanks to a friend we met at the Rhythm and Roots Festival for this fun pic. It's been a fun day to be in Peru. Patriotic fever was running high since the Peruvian national soccer team has come very close to winning a spot in the next World Cup Soccer tournament for the first time in decades. They could have almost guaranteed a spot by beating Argentina tonight but seemed fortunate to avoid a loss to Leoni Messi and other very skilled players. They will play Colombia next Tuesday night. A win would secure them a World Cup berth. A tie or a loss would leave the door opens if certain others teams win and others lose.




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