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Happy future residents: short-eared owl, feijoa flowers, dendropsophus labialis
Happy future residents: short-eared owl, feijoa flowers, dendropsophus labialis
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BOGOTA Authorities in Bogota are banning road and building construction across 14 square kilometers (5.4 square miles) in the Colombian capital, in a bid to create the largest urban nature reserve in Latin America.

New restrictions will turn a sector of the existing Thomas van der Hammen Reserve into a "biodiversity corridor" spanning Guaymaral, Corpas and Suba, three adjacent districts of northern Bogota, a city increasingly marked by high-rise construction and extreme air pollution.

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