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There are three sheep per person in Australia. New Zealand h 25 8, 5:23pm

@NeinNeinNein9 No. The name Islas Malvinas is just a Spanish version of the name given to the islands by the FRENCH explorer who discovered them, Iles Malouines. They have belonged to Britain since 1830. They never belonged to Argentina. The country didn't even exist in 1830. The only people from Buenas Aires ever to live there were pirates, and a few soldiers who mutinied and demanded to go back to the mainland.

Why? Because the islands are cold, wet, and lonely. The only people who have ever lived there voluntarily are sheepherders and fishermen from the northern British islands which are also cold, wet, and rainy. If oil had not been discovered near there Argentina would never have invaded the islands.