Photographers in season of Whales and Orcas
Whale Watching season creates intense seasonal activity y Puerto Piramides and Peninsula Valdes. Waiting during the offseason for the whales to arrive and the possibility of navigating Golfo Nuevo in their presence wakes the adventurous appetite in all of us. Either by large Catamaran, small boat, or in the new innovative semi-submersible Yellow Submarine, providing underwaterRead More
Elephant seals in Peninsula Valdes
The Valdes Peninsula, in Argentine Patagonia, is home to the only continental reproductive Southern Elephant Seal colony in the world. This species (Mirounga Leonina) is distributed throughout the Sub-Antarctic region with an estimated population of 700,000 individuals. It is calculated that approximately 20.000 reach the Peninsula Valdes each year between August and March to mate,Read More
Infographic: Marine Elephant in La Elvira Ranch
The seal elephant is a beast of improbable proportions. In one of the largest colonies of elephant seals of Peninsula Valdes, Punta Delgada, you can read in the infographic placed by the Administration of Protected Areas of Chubut spectacular data on this species. In this article I pass the written information, so you can know,Read More
The offspring of Sea Elephants
The marine elephants from the beginning of September until the first days of October, come from months of being in the open sea to give birth in the coasts of Peninsula Valdes. A gestation of 12 months that each female made concrete after a very unloving but forceful encounter with the dominant male of theRead More
The male sea elephants and their trunks
The male sea elephants are known for the enormous size of the nasal protuberance on their face. This trunk in the males serves as a sounding board for the sounds that emit, it ends up developing at 8 years of age. This elongated muzzle gave it the name of the elephant, because it resembles theRead More
The skin change of the Elephant Seals and the Satellite Tracking on the high seas
This species has the characteristic of changing the skin, the molting season begins in November and lasts approximately 5 months until it ends in March. In that period you can observe the animal with spots due to that natural process. Caleta Valdes orca patrolling an elephants seals colony Thanks to the technology used by scientists,Read More
What is the advantage of staying in Puerto Piramides?
Specifically, you would save at least 124 mi (200 km) of your life, every day. The distances in Peninsula Valdes are endless. Choosing to stay in Puerto Piramides will save you a lot of time, money and life. You decide the hotel, hostel, guest house according to your budget. But this is my advice. OfRead More
When to see orcas in Caleta Valdes?
The killer whale season in Caleta Valdés is also unpredictable, between October and December the orcas visit the elephant seal colonies, searching for the offspring of elephant seals that are distributed along the coast. Spring, from the southern hemisphere, has the Peninsula Valdes flourishing infauna. The high season of penguins, whales, birds, elephants seals andRead More