Animals And Plants Discovered By Columbus In America


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  • coffee was not discovered by Columbus in South America - it was an ancient drink in Ethiopia and other countries in Northern Africa and was brought to the Americas after Columbus' discovery! Please check your facts!
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Animals And Plants Discovered By Columbus In America

  1. 1. By: Hestevan Montoya, Noelia Pozanco, Raul Lopez and Sofia Del Barrio And Animals and Plants Columbus Brought to America.
  2. 2. Columbus Discovered Many Animals and Plants in America. Columbus Travelled to America in the year 1492. When he reached America, He Discovered many Plants and Animals Never seen in Europe. In his 4 Trips, He Discover the Major Part of America. In this Long Travel he discovered the following Animals and Plants.
  3. 3. Animals:
  4. 4. The Alligator: The Alligator its a crocodilian of the family Alligatoridae. They live in the South part of USA and North of Mexico. Imagine what did Columbus said when he saw this enormous and dangerous animal!!
  5. 5. The Parrot: A very exotic animal from whole America. They live mostly in tropic areas just like the Amazonas.
  6. 6. The Llama: An animal similar to the Donkeys or horses from South America.
  7. 7. The Amazon River Pink Dolphin: A pink dolphin!!! Speachless
  8. 8. The Piranha: Be caerful with this dangerous fish or you will get hurt!!
  9. 9. Columbus Also discovered Many Exotic Plants:
  10. 10. The Tobacco: Tobacco is an agricultural product processed from the fresh leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana . It can be consumed, used as an organic pesticide, and in the form of nicotine tartrate it is used in some medicines.
  11. 11. Potato: The word potato may refer to the plant itself as well. In the region of the Andes , there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes are the world's fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize.
  12. 12. Tomato: The tomato is native to South America. Genetic evidence shows that the progenitors of tomatoes were herbaceous green plants with small green fruit with a center of diversity in the highlands of Peru.
  13. 13. The Cacao or Chocolate: Hmmm….. Im Hungry!! xD
  14. 14. Coffe: The perfect Drink when you are sleppy and still have to do some homework!!
  15. 15. <ul><li>The End!!! </li></ul><ul><li>By Hestevan, Noelia, Raul and Sofia </li></ul>
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