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Punta Tombo and Gaiman

October 11th 2010
As I noted in my last posting, our next stop is 300 km south of Puerto Piramides to a place called Punta Tombo which is the largest penguin colony in South America. They estimate that there are a total of half a million Magellanic penguins that come to this spot to lay eggs and raise their young. They build small burrows under bushes or on this surrounding hillside and remain there until around ... read more
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Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
18th October 2010

Lots of animals
Are you sure you didn't take this at the zoo? So. Many. Penguins.

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