National Geographic : 1916 Jan
Photograph by F.Lamson-Scribner A FLOCK OF THOUSANDS OF SHEEP IN THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC The Argentine Republic is second only to Australia in the amount of mutton produced. It has70sheep tothe square mile, where we have 17. It also exports more beef than any other country, having practically driven the United States out ofthe beef-exporting business. Where we exported 351,748,ooo pounds of fresh meat in I90o, our exports in 1913 were only 7,362,000 pounds.On theother hand, Argentina's exports rose from 504,000 quarters in 1901 to 4,093,000 quarters in 1913.