We highly recommend that you visit this Museum and Interpretation Center either before or after any kind of animals watching in Península Valdés Natural Reserve in order to get a clear idea of the natural environment you are in.
This Interpretation Center introduces the visitor to the natural environment preserved, describes its ecological characteristics and most outstanding aspects in order to facilitate the visitor's understanding of the complex and delicate interrelations among the different wild life communities, geography and man as the agent capable of producing modifications.
The terrestrial fauna of Patagonia is composed by species like guanaco, ñandú, mara, armadillo, wild cat, red and grey fox, calandra lark, and other birds.
You will learn that sea animals are mainly concentrated in big colonies along the peninsula.
Inside the rooms there is information about elephant seals and fur seals.
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Recommendations: It is ideal to go with the kids and for schools that made trips to the area. In the Natural Reserve Peninsula Valdes it is housed this educational ideal for schools that perform trips instead.
Contact: Áreas Protegidas de Chubut
(9120) Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina Tel: +54 280-4485271
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