Poco Azul Brazil

Discovered in 1992, Blue Well swiftly emerged as a premier attraction in the captivating Chapada Diamantina. This cave, renowned for its crystal blue waters that occasionally bathe in sunlight, creating mesmerizing beams, now stands as Brazil’s largest submerged paleontological site.

  • Region: Bahia
  • Coordinates: -12.7822, -41.1491
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  • Type: Cave

Dive into History: Fossil Discoveries

Blue Well has revealed itself as a treasure trove of history, with the discovery of fossils from over 40 species of prehistoric animals. Delve into the depths, ranging from 3.5 to 16 meters, and witness the astonishing clarity of the water, allowing observation of rock formations even in varying conditions.

A Glimpse into the Past: Ancient Inhabitants of South America

Within the cave lie hidden remnants of creatures that once roamed South America between 10,000 and 2 million years ago. This significant paleontological site has yielded more than 3000 identified fossils, marking it as a groundbreaking discovery in Brazilian paleontology.

Giant Sloths and Beyond: Diverse Fossil Finds

Among the remarkable findings, Blue Well has unearthed fossils of not just one but four different species of giant sloths, showcasing the richness and diversity of prehistoric life preserved in this submerged sanctuary.

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