Bolivia Fought and Lost a War for Bird Poop

Take a look into the ‘white gold’ of guano and how it led to a deadly 19th-century war

GGuano is a catch-all term for the excrement of avian creatures. It’s often the subject of intense debate as to what creatures qualify for guano and bloody wars over the stuff, because it’s good for lots of things, including making bombs.



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