The morphology of the Attack channel, scene of wildlife

The Attack channel of Punta Norte

The Attack channel of Punta Norte, has this name because of the morphology of the Beach. In that quiet spot of Peninsula Valdes, the low tide shows formations that contains, one of the most captivating scenes of the wildlife all over the world.

The morphology of the Attack channel, scene of wildlife
Protected by restingas by both sides, that attractive channel (that has no more than 50 meters of width), has a flat slope made of crumble wich, when it´s high tide, it´s enough depth to help Orcas to do the intencional stranding in order to catch sea lions babies.

The morphology of the Attack channel, scene of wildlife

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As soon as the tide is raising, the “restingas” start to cover and the water begin to win place at the Beach. Two hours before the high tide, it is the moment when sea lions colony are exposing themselves to orcas at the beach till two hours after high tide, when the water goes down and leave the beach together with the danger that represents the maximum predator of the oceans, ORCAS.

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