The Guianas: South America’s ‘Lost World’ rediscovered
By Joe Yogerst, CNN
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10:39 AM EST, Tue February 11, 2020
The Guianas: The independent nations of Guyana and Suriname and the French territory of Guyane all border Brazil at the top of South America. Kaieteur Falls in Guyana is a massive single-drop waterfall.
Wildlife: The Rupununi savannah in Guyana is teeming with wildlife, including the giant anteater.
Wetlands: Kayaking in the Rupununi also yields rich flora and fauna. Guyana is home to pristine, primary rainforest.
Close encounters: A black caiman makes its way in the Mapari River in Guyana.
Undiscovered wonders: The sun sets over a largely undiscovered country. But visitors are beginning to find Guyana and its neighbors.
Outdoor exploration: A saki monkey looks on at Yupukari Village in central Rupununi.