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Baby Tortoises Born On Galapagos Island For The First Time In A Century
Animals  (tags: Galapagos Islands, baby tortoise, newborns, decimation, human impact, researchers, important discovery, black rats, eradication, success story )

- 1532 days ago -
For the first time in more than one hundred years, researchers have found newborn baby tortoises on the tiny Galapagos island of Pinzón. It's a major win for a population that has struggled after being nearly decimated by human impact
Tourist Mosquitoes Threaten the Galapagos
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, mosquitoes, Galapagos Islands )

- 3565 days ago -
If you could declare a home town of evolution it would be the Galapagos Islands. Back in 1835 a sea sick young naturalist, Charles Darwin, landed on the Galapagos to conduct a little research. That research was the genesis of Darwin's seminal work
Royal Blessing For Galapagos Tortoise
Animals  (tags: galapagos islands, wildlife, wild animals, tortoise, prince charles, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3718 days ago -
There is a new addition to the Royal family - a two-year-old baby tortoise who can now call the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall his godparents. The couple were invited to become his guardians as they visited the Charles Darwin Centre on the Ga
Found: The Pink Iguana
Animals  (tags: galapagos islands, wildlife, wild animals, iguana, pink, found, endangered, protection )

- 3788 days ago -
A team of Ecuadoran and Italian researchers has discovered a unique species of pink land iguanas living on the Galapagos Islands. "It is surprising to have made a find of this magnitude in the 21st century," said Washington Tapia, head of research at t
Smelly Fishy Business in the Galapagos
Animals  (tags: galapagos islands, marine wildlife, illegal fishing, endangered, extinction, protection, humans, habitat )

- 4028 days ago -
Things are not going very well in the Galapagos lately. Recently Raquel Molina, one of the best National Park Directors ever appointed was fired. Apparently she took her job seriously and was trying to actually do something about poaching and other illega

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