Patagonia is located at the southern end of South America in an area made up of land shared by Chile and Argentina. It is a very geographically diverse region, including two ocean coastlines, the southern section of the ... More »

The Patagonian Desert is home to animals such as the Patagonian mara, plains viscacha and the South American gray fox. The South American gray fox is a habitat generalist,so it is found in a variety of habitats, includin... More »

The Patagonian toothfish, or Chilean sea bass, lives in the extremely cold oceans of the Southern Hemisphere. Separate populations migrate between the continental shelves and undersea mountain ranges near South America o... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

Brazil is the largest country on the continent of South America, which also includes the countries of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Three territori... More »

At the height of the Empire in the 16th century, the Inca civilization stretched across the western region of South America between Ecuador and Chile, encompassing land in what is now Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. ... More »

The South American countries that lie within the Tropic of Capricorn are Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. Brazil is the only country in the world that crosses both the Equator and either tropic. More »

Although Chile is classified as a developing nation, it has a strong economy that is classified as a high-income economy with strong currency and one of the overall strongest economies in South America. However, Chile do... More »