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Lobos Marinos

Sea lions in numbers in Peninsula Valdes

Sea lions (otaria flavescens) are marine mammals that have characteristics common to other mammals, as basic as suckling their young or breathing air. But also like each species, it has particular characteristics, in its physiology and in its behavior. It has a varied life cycle, within the different seasons of the year. In December the

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Sea lions and the eternal pregnancy of females

The sea lion male can copulate many times a day throughout the reproductive season, with the different females of his harem ranging from 2 to 12 females. The females live in a different situation because they can copulate only with the male of the harém. The gestation period is prolonged and she can only have

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What will I learn in the Punta Piramide Reserve?

In the Punta Pirámides Reserve, as I mentioned in other articles, the panoramic view is the closest thing to see infinity. A feeling of enormity surrounds me every time I look at an unmeasurable amount of water from its viewpoint. From there, see a 16-meter-long whale, literally discovering a tiny black dot in an endless

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Sea lions and their two colonies

In the animal world, leaving offspring is a necessity for the survival of each species. In mammals, as in the case of the sea lion, the harems that the males have are a consequence of the physiological and unconscious need to have a large offspring. The male can mate many times a day throughout the

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When to see orcas in Punta Norte?

Pups at the border Orcas are the most difficult tourist attraction that Peninsula Valdes has to propose to visitors, but it is probably the most brutally intense. The highest probability of seeing orcas ( killer whales ) during the high season is only 10 or 15 days. The attack time of orcas to sea lionRead More

The sea lions mothers, defend pups from the orcas

The attack of orcas to sea lion pups is sometimes hampered by the presence of the mother sea lions that stand in the way of the orca that sneaks underwater. With the intention of not being seen, the orca stealth that is often perceived by the fin that appears in the water, other times if

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Punta Loma Wildlife Reserve

Sea Lions encounter by sea and land On the 29th of September, 1967 the Nature Reserve at Punta Loma was established. This was the first nature reserve to be established in Chubut and just 10.5 mi ( 17km ) from Puerto Madryn, its two observation platforms allow for the unobtrusive observation of Sea Lions. Punta LomaRead More

Daily excursions to the colony of sea lions

Kayak in Summer Season Daily Kayak trips vary according to the time of year. It is the whale season kayak excursions between autumn and spring, to which we dedicate another article and the summer excursions that consist of accommodating in the kayaks on the beach of Puerto Pirámides and paddling towards the Punta Piramide reserve,Read More

Snorkeling with sea lions

Snorkeling with sea lions One of the most attractive adventure activities for travelers to the Valdes Peninsula is Scuba Diving. Scuba is a discipline that is enjoyed by more and more visitors every day and there are many ideal underwater formations in and around the coast of Puerto Madryn and Puerto Piramides. 15 different professionalRead More

Where to sleep in Puerto Piramides?

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