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October 6, 2020
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Galapagos Shark – Galapagos Islands

GALAPAGOS SHARK The Galapagos Shark ia one of the largest members of the Requiem Shark family, and often spotted when snorkeling or diving at the Galapagos […]
October 5, 2020
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Nazca Booby – Galapagos Islands

NAZCA BOOBY The Nazca Booby may not have fancy colored feet like other Galapagos booby species, but it is a very attractive bird in its own […]
September 29, 2020
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Blue Footed Booby – Galapagos Islands

BLUE FOOTED BOOBY The Blue Footed booby is the undisputed comedian and clown of the Galapagos Islands. These amazing seabirds amuse and entertain visitors with their […]
September 23, 2020
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Sally Lightfoot Crab – Galapagos Islands

SALLY LIGHTFOOT CRAB The Sally Lightfoot Crab is an unmistakably vibrant Galapagos character. Their striking colors make them extremely photogenic against the black lava rocks they […]
September 21, 2020

Galapagos Whales – A Guide For Galapagos Islands Whale Watching

One of the thrills of taking a Galapagos cruise is found in transit-seeing whales breach the sea in incredible displays of aerobatics.
September 18, 2020
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Galapagos Land Iguana – Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Land Iguana is another of the long list of iconic Galapagos reptile species. Today there are three different land iguana species
September 18, 2020

Galapagos Whale Shark – Galapagos Islands

The Whale Shark is the largest species of shark and fish on the planet, and the Galapagos Islands are a key stopping off point on the migratory path of adult Whale Sharks larger than buses!
September 17, 2020

Galapagos Sharks: A Guide for Scuba Divers & Snorkellers

The Galapagos Marine Reserve forms one point of the Hammerhead Triangle-an area stretching from the Cocos Islands off of Costa Rica to Melpelo Island near Chile.
September 17, 2020
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Hammerhead Shark Galapagos Islands

GALAPAGOS HAMMERHEAD SHARK The Galapagos Islands are one of the best places on the planet to dive and snorkel with hammerhead sharks. What makes it so […]