Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve
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Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwilo ˈwilo] audio (help·info), Pronounced: / / WEEL-oh-WEEL-oh) is a private for profit natural reserve and ecotourism project in southern Chile. The reserve was created in 1999 and includes 600 km2 (232 sq mi) of native forest in Chile dedicated to wildlife conservation and tourism. The reserve is owned by the businessman Víctor Petermann who bought it in the 1990s, and was prior to the land sellings of the late Pinochet Regime part of Complejo Forestal y Maderero Panguipulli.
The reserve is located north east of the Mocho-Choshuenco volcano in Los Ríos Region. The main entrance is on the international gravel road that connects Panguipulli, with San Martín de los Andes, Argentina.
Its tourist attractions include:
- The Huilo-Huilo Falls.
- The longest zip line system in South America (430 meters).
- Year-round Skiing
- Pudú (Pudu puda), the world's smallest deer (10 kg body weight and 40 cm shoulder height).
- Magic Mountain Hotel
- Huilo Huilo Foundation, partial source for information.
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