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Birds in El Cóndor Natural Reserve

Loros Barranqueros

Man is active, and the consequences of his actions are sometimes constructive and sometimes devastating. Acting in favor of the conservation of areas rich in biodiversity is a significant step to repair damage, and also to preserve our natural heritage. … Continue reading

The Condor returns home

Liberación de un cóndor

A new tourist attraction is developing in Argentine Patagonia. It is linked to the liberation of Condors in the Sierras de Pailemán (in the province of Río Negro). In the framework of the program “The Return of the Condor to … Continue reading

Orcas’ Hunting Method

Las costas de Punta Norte, uno de los lugares donde se acercan las orcas para cazar

The orcas’ population in the Argentine Atlantic Patagonia consists of only 32 specimens; however, they are not of little importance, as they have arisen scientific interest due to their heterodox hunting method –  intentional stranding. These cetaceans intentionally strand on … Continue reading

Orca Project

Orcas capturando un lobito en la orilla

Orca Project is a program of observation and study of killer whales (Orcas) behaviour in their natural state. It was begun in Puerto Madryn, Patagonia Argentina, in 1975. Among other activities, this project has identified, named and coded each Orca that it … Continue reading

Kshamenk, the last captive Orca

Kshamenk

At Marine World Theme Park (San Clemente, Argentina) survives a young specimen of Orca, the only one in captivity in South America. Its tale varies greatly depending on who tells it. Draw your own conclusions. Kshamenk is a strong young … Continue reading

Curiosities on the Whales

Ballena Franca Austral

Did you know that the whales don’t form couples but mating groups? Why are the whales the species with the biggest testicles in the animal kingdom? Why can it be said that whales are giant water filtering machines? What are … Continue reading

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