Flora of Patagonia

In order to describe the Patagonia flora it is necessary to distinguish the different regions within it. The part of the northern littoral containing the coast region in Rio Negro and Chubut is a transition zone between the Chaco forest and Patagonia…
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The Burrowing Parrots

A group of German researchers has closely studied the evolution of a very important colony of burrowing parrots at the El Cóndor beach, near Viedma, and discovered that its number is dramatically decreasing. One of the reasons is that local…
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Fauna of Patagonia

Patagonia has got a rich and characteristic wildlife There are many animals and a noticeable diversity of species. Among the great vertebrates is the Southern Right Whale, which can be watched from the shore, and also Orcas, dolphins and the…
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What is the red tide?

It is a toxic illness that is also called Paralyzed Intoxication by seafood that takes place when ingesting seafood that has eaten marine plankton which produces paralyzing poison. It is not any virus, bacteria or fungus, it is not an infection.…
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Peninsula Valdes

The Valdes Peninsula

The Valdes peninsula is a fauna reservation that has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. There, sea wolves, elephant seals and a great variety of birds coexist. It is also the place where the reproduction of the Southern Right…
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