Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Late, Great Lonesome George: Any Replacements?

(REVISED AND UPDATED 7/25/2013) What other Galápagos creature has his own line of clothing, his own postage stamp and legions of devoted fans? What made Lonesome George, the last of the Pinta Island tortoises, such an icon that his death a year ago was mourned worldwide? Is he irreplaceable?

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Sea Lions Under Threat in Inhabited Galápagos Islands

Sea Lions are among the first creatures to greet human visitors to the Galápagos Islands. But now, scientists have found that sea lions living on uninhabited islands are healthier than their counterparts in inhabited places like San Cristóbal. (TO READ MORE, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE ABOVE.) Continue Reading →

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