Formosa National Park
Located at the west of the province with the same name, between the towns of El Yacaré and La Florencia, on the northern bank of Teuco River, this park has a surface of 10.000 hectares and was created in 1.968, being the youngest in the region.
Here the flora is plentiful and suitable for the humid climate with rain all over the year. The remarkable species are the cuta or yellow stick, the white algarrobo, the bolilla, the caspi pumpkin, the bulnesia or holy stick, the ucle, the cardon cactus, the creole willow or the aliso of the river.
Regarding its fauna, there are exotic species like ant bears, short nose yacarés, guazunchos, parrots, charatas, cardon’s woodpeckers, capybaras, ducks, screamers, fishing bats, herons and the tatú carreta (armadillo).