The bill, while large and broad, is also short, barely projecting past the face.
It is delicate, but has a unique "tooth" on the cutting edge of the upper mandible that may assist in foraging.
Too bad for Merida that it’s part of a country ruled by a dictator who is doing everything he can to kill the tourism industry.
“Who needs gringos when we have this black stuff that is bound to run out some day!!
There is no cockblock brigade in Argentina (or anywhere else in South America). I traveled to Venezuela for a random 10 day vacation a couple years back, and Merida is still on my mind.
I’ve been back to the States for two months and talked to a 9 once, and I had to compete with only FIFTEEN other guys who felt it was their do-or-die moment. This is like a Cordoba-lite with a large college population that loves to party.
The potoos are today an exclusively New World family, but they apparently had a much more widespread distribution in the past.
Fossil remains of potoos dating from the Oligocene and Eocene have been found in France and Germany.
This raises the possibility that there are several cryptic species to be discovered.
A downside of this place is the girls are pretty damn difficult—especially if you don’t know Spanish—but I guarantee you will begging for them when you return home. I think I missed American girls for a quick minute until I snapped to my senses: I rather have difficult girls that are my type than easy girls I want to immediately dump after I have sex with them.