galapagos land animals

The iconic giant tortoise is on every visitor’s mental checklist when visiting the Galapagos islands. Tours always take visitors to the Charles Darwin Research Center in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, where you can learn about the conservation efforts through the National Park Service. The Charles Darwin Research Center The Charles Darwin Research Center serves as [...]

Note from Hernan: In our ongoing support of the preservation of the Galapagos, I invited representatives from the Galapagos Preservation Society to stay with us while they preform their valuable work on Santa Cruz Island. The following is a guest post by Society Founder and President, Allison Lance. Galapagos Preservation Society was formed after seeing [...]

Drew Haines is a young Canadian expat living in Ecuador. She writes the Galapagos for Kids series. Learn about the Galapagos from a kids perspective. There are Giants in the Galapagos! What came to your mind when you read the title? Dragons? Well unless you are thinking of marine iguanas, dragons don’t live in Galapagos … but maybe [...]

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