Animals and plants

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Scientific name: Leo onca
International Status: Vulnerable
National Status: Endangered
Characteristics: heavy and robust appearance, is the largest cat in America reaching up to 2.5 m.long and 140 kgs. weight. His orange coat larger sample bay
pale on the sides and is dotted with black rosettes, which measure up to 9 cm. diameter throughout the body.
Habitat: The species seeksrefuge in the cloud forest in Salta and Jujuy, some sectors of the western Chaco and Misiones rainforest and frequents a variety of environments: forests
thick, Tacuaral, snacks and water nearbysites.
Distribution: Inhabits Misiones, Jujuy, Salta, Formosa, Chaco and Santiago del Estero.
Location: The alteration of natural environments and the persecution they suffer from colonial times dueto the value of your skin and a reputation for dangerous animal to man and livestock.

Scientific name: Giant Armadillo
International Status: Vulnerable
National Status: EndangeredFeatures: It is about 150-160 cm. total length, of which 50 cm. correspond to tail and is coated with a shell consisting of numerous large plates are yellow and more brown flanks in the back. Itsestimated weight is 60 kg. although there may be individuals with a higher weight.
Habitat: Chaco environments, particularly vegetation serófila the "Impenetrable".
Distribution: Zone chaqueo of Argentinain the provinces of Chaco, Formosa, Salta, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán.
Location: Man is his worst enemy, as it is captured for their meat or their reputation as a "rare animal" or "livingfossil."

Parana pine, Araucaria angustifolia or Pino Missionary:
It is an imposing giant of the jungle missionary and one of the most beautiful especially when it reaches full maturity and develops itsvast umbrella-shaped crown. Reaches 40 m in height, with a maximum diameter of 1.50 m. It is a long-lived species with specimens that passed the 300 years old. The wood is soft and light so it...
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