Cueva del Milodon, Puerto Natales

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Stare into the jagged-toothed mouth of Cueva del Milodon and find out if you have the courage to enter a mysterious cave. A natural monument, the 200 m (656 ft) long cave stands out not so much for its scenic beauty, but for its archeological importance. It was here that the best-preserved remains of the mylodon, a genus of giant sloth that became extinct more than 10,000 years ago, were found. Weighing in at over 2,500 kg (5,511 lb), the beast would have made for an intimidating foe. Look out for the life-size statue of the enormous ground sloth, built in memory of the discovery. Make Cueva del Milodon a part of your Puerto Natales vacation plans using our Puerto Natales holiday planner.
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  • The cave has a long history, mix of fantasy and reality. Beyond that, is a very good natural, very big stage. It is worthwhile to stop a few minutes walk to Torres del Paine
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  • We were thinking that we were going to bring a dud, but it surprised me, very educational and a very nice ride, is not very expensive, is to visit
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  • A magical place, deserves to be visited even once in the life. We went as part of a package all inclusive. They gave us already paid tickets and travel did with my girlfriend alone, and at our own pace. What caught my attention was that not hunieran guides, or incentive to take a guide.
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