With regard to the FAUNA we can find, between others:
• Birds: benteveo (or ugly insect), owl vizcachera, carancho bird, chingolo, house sparrow, backed-bird, owl, dove, and pijuís.
• Arthropods: spiders (several species, which have medical importance are principally Loxosceles laeta and Latrodectus mactans), scorpions (between the most abundant species there is the Tityus trivittatus that is very poisonous and the Bothriurus bonariensis which sting does not have serious consequences) and ants, principally the red ant (Formic rufa) and the black cutting ant (Acromyrmex lundii).
• Mammals: cats, cánidos (dogs and foxes) and rodents.
The FLORA of the city corresponds to a mixture of regions of the province: On one hand the Spinal one, the presence is outlined of: carob-tree, white quebracho tree, mistol, itín (or Beard of tiger). Then we have, in the highest zones of the city, the Flora of the hills, particularly the Serrano Forest: carob-tree, aromito, itín (ó Beard of tiger), chañar, coconut, small peach of the hills, espinillo, mistol, aguaribay (or molle), quebracho tree. The serrano quebracho tree native of Cordoba is located in the northern and west parts of the hills.
Green Spaces And Natural Areas
Cordoba has 1.200 hectares of green spaces that are distributed in 641 hectares for parks, 110 in squares, in cycling tracks and 393 for other uses, it also has an average of 8,9 m ² of green spaces per inhabitant. The Sarmiento Park is one of the most ancient of South America. Planned by French architect Carlos Thays, following a perspective bellepoquiana. Other green spaces of interest are the Suquia River and its Coastal, in addition the Parque de la Vida, the Autoctono Park, the Nations Park, the Botanical Garden, the Zoo and the Natural Urban Reserve San Martin.