The Galapagos Islands Are Truly a Marvel of Nature
Unfortunately, this beautiful Galapagos island, rich in biodiversity and plant life, has faced many crises thanks to humans. Back in 2008, dozens of sea lions were found brutally murdered on Pinta Island, the nature reserve of the Galapagos Islands.
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Galapagos Islands As they are located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, for any species to arrive here they would have had to fly, swim, or been brought there by sailors.
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The natural wonders of the Galapagos Archipelago have long inspired its visitors. Iguanas, frigate birds, sea lions, albatrosses, fur seals, penguins, flightless cormorants and other endemic species fill the island with wonder.
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Take a look at what this marvelous island has to offer: Take a Tour of the Galapagos Islands tips, nature, travel, guide, baba recommends, wildlife, Galapagos Islands Take a look at what this marvelous island has to offer:
8 Endangered Animals That Were Saved From Extinction
Galapagos Giant Tortoise (Source: Wikimedia Commons ) One of the most extraordinary creatures in nature, the Galapagos Giant Tortoise was facing the threat of extinction not too long back.
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Thanks to Google Map's amazing street view, you now have the opportunity to visit some of the Earth's most mesmerizing and remote places, including the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, the Galapagos Islands, and Finland's Northern Lights.
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The wildlife of the Galapagos Click to watch Take a hike through the Galapagos with giant tortoises, sea iguanas and an incredible variety of water birds as well as seals.
This Incredible Animal Video Has Millions Talking About It!
In this scene, which was shot on Fernandina Island (in the Galapagos Islands), newborn iguanas emerge from under the sand where dozens of deadly racer snakes are waiting for a tasty and easy snack. Whilst some managed to escape, others were not so lucky.
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Judy Townsend Japanese War Bonnet, Rudnaya Bay, Sea of Japan Source: Andrey Shpatak Greater Blue Ringed Octopus, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia Source: Beth Watson Ribbon Sweetlips, Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia Source: Filippo Borghi Lemon Shark, Grand Bahamas Source: Laura Rock Panamic Cushion Sea Star, Galapagos
Meet 12 of the Most Adorable Hatchlings You Will Ever See
Galapagos tortoise Source One of the most famous residents of the Galapagos islands, the giant tortoise' look (its neck, in particular) prompted the development of Charles Darwin's evolutional theory. According to Darwin, the first time he saw the giant tortoise - he tried to ride it... 10.
10 Rare Animal Species Found in Only One Location
Pink Land Iguana - Galapagos Islands One of the rarest species found on the Galapagos Islands is the pink land iguana, Conolophus marthae , which lives in a stretch of 25 square kilometers on top of the Wolf Volcano on Isabela Island.
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A Warming Planet Jolts the Iconic Creatures of the Galapagos – Thomas P. Peschak Two marine iguanas seem to be unfazed by the presence of one of their mummified brethren, which died from starvation, on Isla Fernandina.
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Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) The Galapagos Islands are a treasure to ecologists, and this is because the ecosystem there is completely unique. Some of the most easily-recognizable inhabitants are a spiny species of iguana, called the marine iguana, and the giant tortoise, which is endangered.
These Photos Will Take Your Breath Away!
The prize for the winner is an incredible 10-day trip for two to the Galapagos Island with National Geographical Expeditions and an amazing chance for two 15-minute portfolio reviews with photo editors from the National Geographic. We have selected 20 of these stunning photographs to show you.
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What it looks like diving near Easter Island Winter in Krakow (Poland) This perfect rainbow in Wilford Sound, New Zealand This huge Malachite The Bay of Kotor When brushing your cat gives you a whole new cat A Lynx couple walking along the highway A Blazing Warehouse that Freezes, Chicago Giant Galapagos
Wow! These Beautiful Travel Photos Are out of This World!
The Grand Prize winner, also received a 1—day trip for two to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions. Below are our favorite photographs from this competition.
Diving - 10 Places You Don't Want To Miss
Galapagos Islands Whale Shark Galapagos Islands archipelago is a real paradise for scuba divers because of its wide array of gorgeous marine life and challenging geographical conditions.
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Argentina 7) Ushuaia, Argentina 8) Amazon Rainforest 9) Tayrona, Colombia 10) Punta del Este, Uruguay 11) Cocora Valley, Colombia 12) Island of Capurganá, Colombia 13) Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica 14) Atacama Desert, Chile 15) Green Lagoon, Bolivia 16) Baños, Ecuador 17) Ouro Preto, Brazil 18) Galapagos
The Creatures of the Ocean are Every Photographers Dream
, by Pier Mane: Third Place, Mirrorless Wide Angle This photographer and his team dove into the waters of the Galapagos Islands in search of the mola mola, that is, the ocean sunfish.
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A cloud man sleeping below the moon Dmitir Ishkhakov A plane's takeoff as recorded in this long-exposure shot source The eruption of Sumatra's Sinabung volcano, Indonesia Antara Foto Infinity underwater Sandra Bocci The frozen fossil of a jeep source [related_articles] A sea lion swimming near the Galapagos
Fascinating Photos Revealing the Real Lives of Seals
The smallest seal, on the other hand, is the Galapagos fur seal which is 1m long and 45kg (99 lbs) in weight. [related_articles] The fur and fat of seals have been highly coveted throughout history, so they have always been a target for hunting.
The Best from the National Geographic Competition!
The winner will get an amazing prize: A 10 day expedition to the Galapagos islands for two! The contest is still open until June 30th, so if you think you have what it takes, you can submit as well on their site. The photos will be judged according to creativity and photographic quality.
The Penguins of Antarctica Lead Such Amazing Lives.
Almost all penguin species live in Antarctica, with the exception of the Galapagos penguins. The king penguin is the second largest penguin, and weigh about 11-16 kg (24-35 pounds). In penguin society, it is the father that guards the eggs while the mother goes out to find food.
The ABC of Animals - Fantastic!
I is for this colorful Marine Iguana on Espanola Island, part of the Galapagos Islands. J is for Jaguar . This yawning Jaguar can be found in the Toronto Zoo. K is for Koala , a vulnerable species. This one seems like it just woke up.