Chile

Fires threaten world heritage moais; Omaha World Herald

Photo: The Associated Press

The hillside of Rano Raraku volcano on Rapa Nui feels like a place that froze in time. Embedded by grass and volcanic rock, almost 400 moai the monolithic human figures carved centuries ago by this remote Pacific island’s Rapanui people – remained untouched until recently.

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