The animals of the top

The view from the top of the Christoffel mountain on Curacao is well known. That the visitor is actually standing on an old seabed might be a lot less obvious. This highest point of the Island gives rise to a feeling of humility. Around 70 million years ago (which for us is an age impossible to imagine!) a layer of tiny skeletons of sea creatures was deposited on the bottom of a more than a kilometer deep sea. Population explosion […] Read more »