ChacoAlso known as the 'Green Hell' or the 'Gran Chaco', this region is known for its extreme weather conditions. Frequent droughts make for desert-like parts of the geography. Yet, torrential rains and occassional floods create areas of rainforest-like habitat. A variety of poisonous snakes inhabit the area, including other exotic wildlife such as crockodiles, monkeys, tarantulas, wild boars, anacondas, and rattlesnakes.
The people of Chaco are diverse. Paraguayan natives, and Spanish folk. Mennonites from Russia, Germany, and Canada have also made their home in the Chaco. The Mennonites have transformed this 'Green Hell' into a productive farming region known for its Milk and Beef production.