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When to see Baby Animals in the Galapagos

When to see Baby Animals in the Galapagos

WWF November 5, 2019 0

The Galapagos Islands offer so many unique experiences for travelers. From encounters with wildlife unbothered by humans to the varying geological features from island to island, there is so much to see and learn.

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Sustainable Farm Contributes to Galapagos Giant Tortoise Conservation

Sustainable Farm Contributes to Galapagos Giant Tortoise Conservation

Emily Goodheart Kautz October 31, 2019 0

Roberto Plaza is the owner of Montemar, a sustainable farm on Santa Cruz Island dedicated to Galapagos giant tortoise conservation. In 2010, Roberto and his wife, Reyna, began growing Arabic coffee on abandoned pasture

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Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After <br> 113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After
113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 22, 2019 0

More great news for the Galapagos! A species of giant tortoise, believed to have been extinct for the past 113 years, has been found on the island of Fernandina. This historic discovery comes a

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A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

A Conservationist’s Dream Honeymoon in the Galapagos

WWF November 12, 2014 0

By Rachel Kramer, Program Officer, Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC My husband and I are scientists. We are fascinated by species and their habitats. When it came to selecting a place for our honeymoon, the Galapagos Islands—visited

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Video: Giant Galapagos Tortoise Makes a Movie

Video: Giant Galapagos Tortoise Makes a Movie

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2012 2

The passing of Lonesome George last month was a sobering event for the whole world. With him went the last of his kind, the giant Galapagos Pinta tortoise. To the many of you who

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Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2012 35

Lonesome George died this past Sunday morning. His caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the giant tortoise’s remains stretched out in his corral, facing his watering hole, at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Puerto

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10 Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

10 Things the Galapagos Islands Taught Me

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2012 17

If you’re a parent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandparent or friend, you probably know someone who was part of Graduation 2012. And at this time of year, young, degree-holding students are being bombarded with

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The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2012 7

Now, about the middle of January, is the time when I start to dream about the places I’d like to visit. The snow and cold have gotten a good foothold here in the Midwest,

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