Do lions live in Argentina?

Are there Panthers in Argentina?

Puma, mountain lion, cougar, catamount, panther, shadow cat. By which ever name you call it, this magnificent feline species is the most widely distributed carnivore in the western hemisphere. Their range extends from Canada to the most southern parts of Chile and Argentina. Yet, they are barely ever seen.

Are there Jaguars in Argentina?

Only 200 to 300 jaguars remain in the country. They have been declared “natural monuments.” “That is the highest category of protection that can be given in Argentina,” says Sebastián Di Martino.

What animals live in Buenos Aires?

Mule deer and pronghorns still roam the flat plain and rolling hills. Though the Mexican gray wolf and magnificent grizzly bear are long since gone, at home on the refuge are coyotes, foxes, bobcats, javelina, four types of skunks and two kinds of jackrabbits.

What animals live in south Argentina?

Southern Argentina is home to the cougar, huemul, pudú (the world’s smallest deer), and introduced, non-native wild boar. The coast of Patagonia is rich in animal life: elephant seals, fur seals, sea lions and species of penguin. The far south is populated by cormorants.

Are sloths in Argentina?

There are two groups of sloths, containing half a dozen species liv- ing in jungle habitats of Central and South America, from Mexico to Argentina. … Conversely, the three-toed sloths (Bradypus species) adapted first to an arboreal existence. They are true leaf specialists and exclu- sively vegetarian.

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