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Penguins in Peninsula Valdes San Lorenzo Ranch and Punta Cantor

Penguins in Peninsula ValdesSan Lorenzo Ranch and Punta Cantor The San Lorenzo Ranch, located within Peninsula Valdes, with 4600 meters of coastline on the waters of the San Matías Gulf, has one of the largest and continuously growing penguin colonies in the Argentine Patagonia. The penguins Arrive in a mate and raise the chicks moreRead More

The Guanaco, in Peninsula Valdes and Patagonia

The Guanacos (Lama guanicoe), are mammals, relatives of llamas belonging to the order of the camelids, they carry with humility the title of being the largest terrestrial vertebrates of Patagonia. This beautiful animal species was before the arrival of the white man, a fundamental ally for the survival of the indigenous people who inhabited Patagonia,

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Cormorant: Imperial – Rock – Neotropic

Imperial Cormorant Along the entire coast of continental Patagonia, the imperial cormorant is a species almost piscivorous but also feeds on marine invertebrates such as cephalopods, crustaceans, and polychaetes. The Imperial Cormorant consumes a large proportion of pelagic and demersal fishes such as anchovy, hake and some species of mackerel and uses a broad range

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Southern Flamingo in Peninsula Valdes

The Southern Flamingo is a large bird, most often seen in flocks. They can measure five feet, are easily identified by their pink color on the outer feathers, their long neck, long legs, and large wings. The legs have short toes, which are also webbed, helping the bird when swimming. Male flamingos are larger thanRead More

Choique

The Choique is a Patagonian symbol. Source of inspiration for stories and legends, the rhea is so present in folklore as in all the paths in Patagonia. It is a large, herbivorous, flightless bird. They use their soft wings as stabilizers and are fast runners. It is one of the two “American ostriches”, but unlike

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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

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

Whale Maternity in Puerto Madryn, El Doradillo

The weeks prior to the launching of Whale Watching Season, the amount begins to be more numerous in the 2 gulfs that form the Peninsula Valdes. Daily the number of whales in Puerto Madryn and the entire coast, up to Puerto Piramides is increasing. Whale watching in El Doradillo beach of Puerto Madryn The fallRead More

Patagonian hare

Patagonian hare Often referred to as the Patagonian hare (Dolichotis patagonum), the Mara is a large rodent that exists only in Patagonia, can reach up to 70cm and is easily distinguished from the European Hare by the White marking near the tail and its small ears. They are monogamous and often several pairs will raiseRead More

Patagonian Skunk

There is an abundant population of Patagonian Skunks (Conepatus humboldtii) in the Valdes Peninsula and often they will be seen in areas of human activity. Such is the case in the area around Punta Delgada where they are easily observed. This species of skunk is not as social as others and is usually seen alone

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