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Argentina is about to get its largest National Park

Mar Chiquita – South America’s second-largest waterbody, and the world’s fifth-biggest salt lake – harbours most of the planet’s Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis and nearly half its Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus. Mar Chiquita means ‘little sea’. This vast salt lake ranges 70km by 24km. Mar Chiquita is a literal oasis – and its water, marshy […]