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Where The Wild Things Are

The Galapagos Archipelago of volcanic islands is distributed on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean, surrounding the centre of the western hemisphere, 906 km west of continental Ecuador. The islands can be reached by a short flight from Quito, Ecuador. The Galapagos Archipelago has a population of…

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Up Close & Personal with Galapagos’ Strangest Beasts

Charles Darwin, acclaimed father of evolution, was fascinated by the Galapagos Islands – and for good reason too. Owing to the islands’ geographical isolation and its resultantly stable ecosystem, its animals have evolved very differently from those elsewhere into species uniquely endemic to Galapagos. The supreme lack of natural predators…

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