The world’s second-largest body of fresh water after the Pantanal
Iberá Wetlands

Known locally as Esteros del Iberá, this vast wetland area in Argentina’s northern province of Corrientes is one of the most important freshwater reservoirs in the continent. These wetlands are the world’s second-largest body of fresh water after the Pantanal in Brazil and home to over 350 types of birds and other species such as marsh deer, anacondas, foxes, howler monkeys, capybaras, piranhas, two types of caiman crocodiles including the small yacaré.  As part of the largest reintroduction initiative of wildlife in South America, giant anteaters, puma, jaguar, maned wolf, giant otters and pampas deer have already successfully been established within the Iberá region.