Natural Wonder Iguazu Falls

Our third featured of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World is The Iguazu Falls. We actually featured this one before as a Cool Nature Video, but since we are going to go through all seven natural wonders, then we're bringing this one to you again, and it's entirely worth seeing this one again. Read the story and watch the video.

There is a native myth about the creation of these falls that says there was once a beautiful girl in that area that lived near the river. Those exist everywhere, but this one was so beautiful that God himself fell in love with her. But the girl happened to be already in love with someone else. Isn't that always the case?

Well, it didn't make God very happy, and back then he was still an angry God. Anyway, the two lovers fled in a canoe down the river. Where else would they take a canoe? God being God, quickly found where they went, and moved in for his vengeance. In a rage, He used a magic sword to slice the river and the Earth around it in two, plunging the couple to their deaths. And Iguazu Falls is still there to this day.

I'm glad that God seems to have mellowed out a bit as he got a little older. But I'm also glad that he made things like Iguazu Falls.



This video was uploaded to YouTube on May 24, 2009 by Kedarvideo. If you can't see the video above, we also have a link to the YouTube page for this video.

Nature Center Magazine features cool nature videos from sources around the internet. We always give full credit to the source. Do you know of a cool nature video that you think is worthy of being featured here? Comments are welcome.

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  1. That's one awesome video of Iguazu Falls! Really captures the power of them, although it would have been nice to have some more panoramic shots of the whole of the Falls?

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  2. @IguazuFan
    Thanks! This was the best video of the Iguazu Falls I could find. If you know of a better one that can be shared, I'd be glad to feature it here, and I'd add in a link to your website in the article as well.

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