Patagonia Puma Tracking - Wildlife Photo Adventure Infographic


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Patagonia Puma Tracking - Wildlife Photo Adventure is an exploration into Torres del Paine’s unique wildlife, led by photo & wildlife professional Diego Araya and supported by a special team of fauna trackers. Each day you follow in the footsteps of Patagonia's most elusive animals, enjoying moments of intimacy with the enigmatic Andean puma (mountain lion) and endangered South Andean deer while discovering and photographing the park’s geology, spectacular sunrises & sunsets and native flora & fauna. Evenings are spent at the award winning EcoCamp Patagonia in its sustainable geodesic Suite Domes. As seen in The Telegraph (09 Aug 2013): Chile: on the trail of the elusive puma!

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Patagonia Puma Tracking - Wildlife Photo Adventure Infographic

  1. 1. Patagonia Puma Tracking Wildlife Photo Adventure On EcoCamp's Patagonia Puma Tracking - Wildlife Photo Adventure you follow in the footsteps of Patagonia’s most elusive animals including the puma and endangered South Andean deer. On the trail of the puma Location: Torres del Paine National Park, Chile Nearest cities: Puerto Natales - Chile, El Calafate - Argentina Distances: • From Santiago 3.402 km / 2109 mi • From New York City 10,212 km / 6,346 mi • From London 13,300 km / 8,264 mi Torres del Paine NP Pa in eR ive r Grey Glacier L ey Gr jöld nsk rde e ak No ke La Sarmiento Lake Pehoe Lake R ey Gr Paine Massif r ive Chile Chilean Patagonia Location: Patagonia, Magallanes Region - Chile Nearest city: Puerto Natales Area: 2,422.42 km2 (935 sq mi) Established: 1959 Chile Magallanes How many pumas live in Torres del Paine National Park? 50 pumas approx. Puma characteristics Height: 60 to 90 cm (24 to 35 in) Weight: 53 to 100 kg - male (115 to 220 lb) 29 to 64 kg - female (64 and 141 lb) Speed: 64 to 80 km/h (40 to 50 mph) Common names: Catamount, Cougar, Florida panther, Mountain lion, Red tiger You must be very careful! Any noise will scare away the puma As discreet as possible Puma is one of the Patagonian Big Five South Andean Deer Darwin’s Rhea Puma Andean Condor Guanaco Which is the most difficult to spot? SIMPLE SEARCH MEDIUM RARE MEDIUM RARE CHALLENGING SERIOUS SEARCH (AND LUCK!) Cameras at the ready... Cota 2000 Máscara, Hoja & Espada The Towers Los Cuernos Catedral Laguna Azul Aleta de Tiburón Pa in eR ive r Grey Glacier j nsk rde ey Gr No ake L öld Arrival & departure Puerto Natales La ke Sarmiento Lake Pehoe Lake r ive R ey Gr Paine Massif Torres del Paine NP Las Torres Elevation: About 2,500 m Composition: Granite monoliths First climbed: 1963 - Chris Bonington - UK Los Cuernos Elevation: About 2,600 m Composition: Granitic laccolith and sedimentary rocks First climbed: 1968 - Raúl Anabalón, Eduardo García, Osvaldo Latorre and Gastón Oyarzún - Chile Grey Glacier Surface height: 30 m Total Area: 270 km2 (100 sq mi) Length: 28 km (17 mi) Arrival: On boat Laguna Azul Highlights: • Beautiful view of Las Torres • Wonderful lagoon • First tourist to explore Torres del Paine was Lady Florence Dixie who came from Britain in 1879 You will love our Patagonia Puma Tracking! Check out your hiking group photo in our hall of fame: For booking information visit and Cascada Expediciones - EcoCamp Patagonia Tel: +56 (2) 2923-5963 | email: