Patagonia, Monday, September 15, 2014
Paleontology

Paleontologic Sites

  Science and Library Full of History   Argentina  Cipolletti - Río Negro
Science and Library Full of History
Two unique institutions in the cultural life of the city are visited for the splendid buildings that house them and the valuable material they treasure.
Science and Library Full of History
  “Green Grass” and Dinosaurs   Argentina  Cutral-Có Plaza Huincul - Neuquén
“Green Grass” and Dinosaurs
That was the nickname given to Carmen Funes, one of the pioneers in this high plateau. The museum bearing her name today displays the main paleontological show in the region.
“Green Grass” and Dinosaurs
  Dinosaur Megaexcavation   Argentina  Neuquén - Neuquén
Dinosaur Megaexcavation
Display of the singular paleontological richness of the region is the Lago Barreales bed, located within the Paynemill mapuche community territories.
Dinosaur Megaexcavation
  The Cave Monster   Chile  P. Natales / Torres del Paine - XII Región
The Cave Monster
We leaned out into the vestiges of the Patagonian Prehistory: the Mylodon Cave. We learnt about the habits of this herbivorous animal that lived millions of years ago.
The Cave Monster
  Jaramillo Petrified Forest   Argentina  Puerto Deseado - Santa Cruz
Jaramillo Petrified Forest
The hillsides of two mountains -called Madre and Hija- shelter a great deal of fragments of large petrified logs and the ancient secrets of a forest that was...
Jaramillo Petrified Forest
  South American Sea Lion   Argentina  Puerto Madryn - Chubut
South American Sea Lion
Punta Loma, the first reserve in Chubut (created in 1967), is dwelled by this Patagonian fauna species.
South American Sea Lion
  Father Manuel  Jesús Molina Regional Museum   Argentina  Río Gallegos - Santa Cruz
Father Manuel Jesús Molina Regional Museum
The Regional Museum was founded in 1957 due to an initiative of Father Manuel Jesús Molina, and it worked at first in Casa de Gobierno. The great investigation spirit of...
Father Manuel Jesús Molina Regional Museum
  The Paleontological Museum   Argentina  San Carlos de Bariloche - Río Negro
The Paleontological Museum
This is one of the most emblematic sites in the City of Bariloche and it shelters countless fossils found in the region.
The Paleontological Museum
  Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum   Argentina  Sarmiento - Chubut
Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum
The name of the museum (“Desiderio Torres”) pays tribute to a native dweller quoted by Francisco Pietrobelli, founder of Sarmiento, in his memories as a man of good who helped...
Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum
  A Tour around Town   Argentina  Trelew - Chubut
A Tour around Town
Very close to Trelew lies Gaiman, a small picturesque town with a rich Welsh heritage.
A Tour around Town
  Prehistoric Patagonia   Argentina  Trelew - Chubut
Prehistoric Patagonia
The Egidio Feruglio Paleontologic Museum concentrates the most important fossil findings in Patagonia.
Prehistoric Patagonia
  All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum   Argentina  Villa El Chocón - Neuquén
All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum
This small museum offers excellent information about dinosaur findings in the Neuquén basin and scientifically studies these beings.
All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum
  Discovering Dinosaur Tracks	  Argentina  Villa El Chocón - Neuquén
Discovering Dinosaur Tracks
Identifying dinosaur tracks oneself is an adventure second to none. Villa El Chocón offers that possibility in the twinkling of an eye.
Discovering Dinosaur Tracks
Paleontology

Approximately 65 million years ago, a large percentage of vegetables and animals suddenly became extinct. It was in the late Cretaceous period and there are various theories about it. Some scientists attribute this event to a gradual process that finally led to selective extinction. Others assert that a catastrophe, such as an asteroid hitting the Earth, caused these species mass extinction.

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Mountain Biking

Enter the two-wheel world and learn the secrets of mountain biking to go around the mountain in the safest way.
This sport is one of the quickest to have evolved with the passing of time, becoming a much more risky and amusing modality to enjoy the most inaccessible and complicated paths in the mountain.

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