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Rare Patagonia Flowers to Look Out For in the Region

patagonia flowers
8 minutos

Although Darwin was not struck by the flora of Patagonia, describing the landscape as “extremely uninteresting” and “sterile”, the plants that have evolved here don’t deserve to be dismissed so easily. Particularly in the far south, the plant species and Patagonia flowers that have evolved to cope with the prevailing cold temperatures, strong winds and extensive […]

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8 Fascinating Facts About the Chile National Animal

chile national animal
8 minutos

Taking pride of place on the country’s coat of arms, the South American huemul is a member of the deer family and is the national animal of Chile. Alongside the national bird, the Andean Condor, it is an important species native to the Andean regions of Chile and Argentina. Once abundant in number, the past few centuries have seen populations […]

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The Leopard Seal: Facts About this Predator of the Southern Ocean

leopard seal
7 minutos

The leopard seal has gained the reputation as one of the most fearsome predators of the seas surrounding Antarctica – and for good reason. With only two predators themselves, leopard seals are close to the top of the food chain and are known as ferocious hunters. Here are the 10 most interesting facts about this fascinating […]

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A Marine Diet: What Do Penguins Eat?

What do penguins eat
6 minutos

The penguin family consists of between 17 and 19 different species of aquatic, flightless birds. To determine exactly what do penguins eat, it’s necessary to consider each different genus of penguin.

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Magellanic Penguins in Chilean Patagonia

8 minutos

What are Magellanic penguins? Magellanic penguins or spheniscus magellanicus are a medium-sized species of penguin named after the explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who was the first to record the animal during an expedition in 1519. They are identifiable by their distinctive white band which loops from each eye and meets at the underside of the throat. […]

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