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Stories About Argentina
How the Pandemic Transformed Argentina’s Yerba Mate Traditions
Communal cups and shared straws are losing ground to solo sipping.
by Rachel Tolosa Paz
Argentina’s Loch Ness Monster Lurks Beneath a Patagonia Lake
Nahuelito’s plesiosaur visage can be found all over the small town of Bariloche.
by Juan Relmucao
The Rise of the Yaghan, Indigenous People of Tierra del Fuego Once Declared 'Extinct'
Long relegated to historical oblivion, this reinvigorated community is now pursuing deeper stories about their ancestors.
by Jude Isabella
How the Enchanting, Elusive Pink Fairy Armadillo Became One Scientist's Obsession
A conservation biologist in Argentina once hosted one of the animals in her living room, but finding them in the wild has proven far more difficult.
by James Hall
Podcast: Laguna Del Diamante
What a toxic Andean lake has to say about the dawn of life.
by The Podcast Team
Behold Meraxes, Argentina’s Ancient ‘Giant Dragon’
With a ‘Swiss Army knife’ head, tiny arms, and no relation to T. rex, a new dino find is providing intriguing evolutionary insights.
by Gemma Tarlach