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June 7, 2019
Whale Sharks in the Galapagos Islands

Whale Sharks in the Galapagos Islands

In 2016, the whale shark was listed as an endangered species on the IUCN Red List. The largest fish in the sea is mysterious-little is known […]
March 19, 2019
A Species of Galapagos Tortoises Thought Extinct is Rediscovered on Fernandina Island.

A Species of Galapagos Tortoises Thought Extinct is Rediscovered on Fernandina Island.

A recent discovery in the Galapagos Islands has sent ripples through the international scientific community when a species of Galapagos giant Tortoises was rediscovered on Fernandina  […]
March 19, 2017
Marine Iguanas - Galapagos Islands

Marine Iguanas – Galapagos Islands

Marine iguanas in the Galapagos are the only one of their kind; adept at living on land and at sea. The endemic reptiles dive alongside those […]
March 18, 2017
Sally Lightfoot Crab - Galapagos Islands

Sally Lightfoot Crab – Galapagos Islands

One of the most frequently seen creatures when visiting beaches on the inhabited islands and landing on uninhabited islands is the sally lightfoot crab. Folklore says […]
March 18, 2017
Rays of the Galapagos Marine Reserve

Rays of the Galapagos Marine Reserve

Rays of the Galapagos Marine Reserve are considered majestic creatures.  Sleek and elegant, rays gracefully glide through shallow waters to feed-making them a common sighting in […]
March 8, 2017
Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl in the Galapagos Islands

In the Galapagos, the short-eared owl is often hard to spot. They are most often seen early in the morning in open spaces, in forests of […]
March 8, 2017
Water and Shore Birds of the Galapagos Islands

Birds of the Galapagos Islands

Birdwatching in the Galapagos Islands is an active endeavor-days are spent spotting species on land and at sea. Around 750,000 seabirds call the archipelago home at […]
March 8, 2017
Waved Albatross

Galapagos Waved Albatross

One of the largest birds with a wingspan that can reach eight feet, the Waved Albatross population in the Galapagos is at its height between April […]
March 8, 2017
Birds That Migrate to the Galapagos Islands

Birds that migrate to the Galapagos Islands

Each year, there are several species of birds that migrate to the Galapagos Islands, who fly in for the season. These two-winged adventurers flock to the […]