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Penguins in Peninsula Valdes San Lorenzo Ranch and Punta Cantor
Penguins colony of Punta Tombo
What is the advantage of staying in Puerto Piramides?
The penguin and its adaptation to the sea
The penguins, the nest and their amorous courtship
Penguin eggs and the birth of chicks
The penguins nest up to approximately 2600 ft ( 800 m ) from the coast, but because of the morphology of the soil, their walks from the coast to the nest can be more than 3.300 ft ( 1 km ). The females usually lay two eggs at the beginning of October and after 40 days ofRead More
Conservation and the anonymous Heroes
I will take advantage of this space to keep our collective memory alive and bring to mind a unique story. A collection of newspaper clippings from a bygone era helps us remember a fact that marked a milestone in the history of the preservation of fauna in Argentina, known as “The Battle of the Penguins”.Read More
Are male Penguins and females alike?
The penguin’s males are barely larger than the females, have longer and wider beaks and a more pronounced forehead. The male weighs around 8.8 to 11 lb ( 4 to 5 Kg ) and measures 18 in ( 45 cm ). They reach sexual maturity at 4 or 5 years old, both sexes. Every year at theRead More
Feeding the penguin offspring
The diet of the penguin offspring, in this first stage is based on anchovies that the parents eat alternating in the sea and regurgitate once back in the nest to each of their chicks, who put the whole head inside the throat through the peak of their parent and eat rations permanently, ensuring the metabolismRead More