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El pingüino de Magallanes

The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), also called the Patagonian penguin, is a species of bird of the Spheniscidae family, which nests in the Falkland Islands and in the coasts and islands of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile, migrating north in the winter, reaching the waters of Uruguay and southeastern Brazil with warmer temperatures, being a [...]

By |2020-01-08T14:19:15-03:00January 8th, 2020|Em Argentina, Meet Argentina|0 Comments

The giant Armadillo

"The giant Armadillo", "Tatú Carreta" or "Gurre grande" (Priodontes maximus) is a specie of cingulate mammal of the Dasypodidae family. It is the largest armadillo today, it was widely found in rainforests in eastern South America; and it extends in varied habitats, as in northern Argentina. It is also called, according to the region, as [...]

By |2019-11-15T12:54:17-03:00November 20th, 2019|Em Argentina, Meet Argentina|0 Comments

The largest rodent in the world!

The Carpincho (capybara) it is the largest rodent in the world, for wich is considered a giant guinea pig. It is an amphibious herbivorous rodent (they eat marshes, grasses and riverin herbs), whose adult weighs about 55 kg, mesures more than 1 meter long and 50 cm high. It is a robust animal, tailless, with [...]

By |2019-10-16T13:08:01-03:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bariloche

"Bariloche" derived from the word mapuche vuriloche, which means "people from behind the mountain". Bariloche, is a city located in the province of Río Negro, Argentina. It is located in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. It is the most visited destination in Patagonia and one of the most visited destinations in Argentina. It receives around [...]

By |2019-10-01T22:08:17-03:00October 7th, 2019|Em Argentina, Meet Argentina|0 Comments

Bariloche

"Bariloche" derived from the word mapuche vuriloche, which means "people from behind the mountain". Bariloche, is a city located in the province of Río Negro, Argentina. It is located in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. It is the most visited destination in Patagonia and one of the most visited destinations in Argentina. It receives around [...]

By |2019-10-02T12:38:53-03:00October 2nd, 2019|Em Argentina, Meet Argentina|0 Comments

San Carlos Castle in Entre Ríos, Argentina: An Inspiration for “The Little Prince” by Saint-Exupéry .

Long before he published The Little Prince, Aintoine Saint-Exupéry worked in Argentina. He drew airline routes connecting Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Asunción and Patagonia’s post offices. In January 1930 as he was flying from Buenos Aires to Asuncion in his small aircraft, a technical malfunction forced him to land (just like in The Little [...]

By |2011-05-31T22:52:46-03:00May 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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