As part of an ambitious restoration project, an ancient species of land iguana returned to Santiago Island after 200 years.
A group of more than 1,400 iguanas have been reintroduced to an Ecuadoran island in the Galapagos archipelago around two centuries after they disappeared from there, authorities said on Monday. The Galapagos land iguanas from North Seymour Island were freed onto Santiago Island as part of an…
The Galápagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet—with tortoises, finches and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.
What’s on your bucket list? Do you want dive surrounded by soft corals while you watch Mantas doing a dance? Scour the black sand bottom to find crazy critters? Ride the current beside coral reefs with schools of fish gliding beside you? How about look up and seeing hundreds of schooling hammerheads then a whale shark?
Although Charles Darwin was on the Galapagos for only five weeks in 1835, the wildlife that he found there inspired him to develop his Theory of Evolution.
If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve likely gathered that I’m in love with the Galápagos Islands. The enchanting place is made up of 19 islands and countless islets. Want to learn more? Read on for 10 interesting facts about the Galápagos Islands.
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Rules, facts, and information that travelers should know before planning a trip to Galápagos National Park.
The Galapagos Islands, on the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, are an archipelago of unrivaled beauty, mystery and amazing creatures, now well-known as the “enchanted isles”. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a biosphere reserve. The Galapagos National Park also contains Galapagos Marine Reserve, which is considered…