Orca a la caza de lobos marinos
In the Patagonian Plateau the steppe vegetation predominates: stocky shrubs not higher than a meter, along with grass that grows in
low and compact bushes. In the Andes mountain range the dense coniferous forests and other perennial plants prevail. The dominant species
are coihue, also are lahuán, ñire, and cypress. On the feet of these enormous trees dense cane scrubs, and small plants and flowers grow.
The native animals are the guanaco, choique or ñandú, mara or hare of
the Patagonian, puma or American lion, gray fox, huemul, common eaglet, jotes and owls, woodpeckers.
The fish that inhabit lakes, rivers and lagoons are the Patagonian pejerrey and Creole trouts. The animals,
some of European origin introduced at the begining of the last century, are the red deer, wild boar, rabbit, rainbow trout, brown trout and salmon. The marine
animals are: South American Sea Lions, elephant seals, leopard seals, dolphin, killer whale, austral frank whale, cormorants, gulls, Antarctica dove, albatross, penguins.