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  • We have divided the greater "chaco" into mainly climatic components, to include this Chaco ecoregion and also the Humid Chaco and Arid Chaco ecoregions.


  • Bolivia was preparing for a qualifier against Uruguay and had an impressive group of skilled and powerful players from the southeastern "chaco" lowlands, not one player was from the western altiplano.

    World Cup Soccer - South Africa 2010

  • The rumours, as yet unconfirmed but which began with the state-run Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, have triggered an outpouring of conspiracy theories, with speculation rife about what President Bush's supposed interest in the "chaco", a semi-arid lowland in the Paraguay's north, might be.


  • In Argentina we follow Daniele and Navarro who classify this region as "forests and wetlands of the humid chaco".

    Humid Chaco

  • The western border abut to the chaco ecoregion, which we classify as a dry forest habitat type as opposed to this shrubland.

    Humid Chaco

  • These dry forests flank the slopes and valleys of the eastern Andes of Bolivia – extending as both large and small patches among valleys and between the high puna habitats and the lowland chaco.

    Bolivian montane dry forests

  • The plant species found in the espinal are generally also found in other phytogeographic ecoregions of Argentina, particularly the chaco region of which it is considered an impoverished southern continuation.

    Argentine Espinal

  • Mimosoideae leguminosae of the genera Prosopis and Acacia are generally predominant, accompanied by other "chaco type" genera such as Jodina, Celtis, Schinus, Geoffroea, Atamisquea, and others.

    Argentine Espinal

  • A collection of animals from the chaco of Paraguay.


  • The chaco region is recognized internationally as unique and needs no justification.



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