Amazing Inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands

Amazing Inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands

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Galapagos Islands – an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean in 926 miles from mainland Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands and the surrounding waters make up the province of Galapagos – National Park and Marine Reserve as part of Ecuador. The Galapagos islands is home to many endemic species, the study which involved more Charles Darwin during his voyage on the ship “Beagle”.
An iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
An iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
A brown pelican (pelecanus occidentalis) flies over Ecuador's Galapagos islands
A brown pelican (pelecanus occidentalis) flies over Ecuador’s Galapagos islands
Marine iguanas rest on rocks at the Galapagos National Park on Santa Cruz Island
Marine iguanas rest on rocks at the Galapagos National Park on Santa Cruz Island
Sea lions swim near San Cristobal at Galapagos Marine Reserve
Sea lions swim near San Cristobal at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A land iguana is seen carrying a lava lizard on it's back, at the Charles Darwin Foundation on Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Archipelago
A land iguana is seen carrying a lava lizard on it’s back, at the Charles Darwin Foundation on Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Archipelago
A whale shark is seen in the Galapagos Islands
A whale shark is seen in the Galapagos Islands
A tuna swims among a school of fish as a scuba diver looks on at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A tuna swims among a school of fish as a scuba diver looks on at Galapagos Marine Reserve
Hammerhead shark swims close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
Hammerhead shark swims close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
Iguanas are seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
Iguanas are seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
A Zayapa red crab perches on a rock at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
A Zayapa red crab perches on a rock at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
Tourists ride a boat as they look at the pinnacle rock at Bartolome Island in Galapagos
Tourists ride a boat as they look at the pinnacle rock at Bartolome Island in Galapagos
A baby fur seal is seen among rocks at Foca island in the northern city of Piura. Taking advantage of warmer seas, fur seals from the Galapagos Islands have established a full-fledged colony on the Pacific Coast of Peru, some 900 miles (1,500 km) away from their normal habitat, scientists say.
A baby fur seal is seen among rocks at Foca island in the northern city of Piura. Taking advantage of warmer seas, fur seals from the Galapagos Islands have established a full-fledged colony on the Pacific Coast of Peru, some 900 miles (1,500 km) away from their normal habitat, scientists say.
Hammerhead sharks swim close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
Hammerhead sharks swim close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
The skeleton of an iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
The skeleton of an iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
The view from the top of Bartolome Island in Galapagos
The view from the top of Bartolome Island in Galapagos
An iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
An iguana is seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
A giant tortoise is seen on a road at Santa Cruz island at Galapagos National Park
A giant tortoise is seen on a road at Santa Cruz island at Galapagos National Park
A scuba diver takes pictures of a turtle close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A scuba diver takes pictures of a turtle close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A scuba diver swims next to a Leather Bass close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A scuba diver swims next to a Leather Bass close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
The ruins of a former U.S. World War II era base are seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
The ruins of a former U.S. World War II era base are seen at Punta Albemarle in Isabela island at Galapagos National Park
A scuba diver watches a shark close to Darwin Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve
A scuba diver watches a shark close to Darwin Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve