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Tortoises / Prague Trade

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Alberto Suarez

Tortoises Sends

Diego Castillo

Cash Reserves $250,000

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Seven Wonders of The Galápagos

There are few places in the world more “wonder-full” than the Galápagos Islands. A magical combination of wilderness (only three of the 19 islands have any resident population of the human kind) and wildlife, activities in the archipelago are strictly regulated by the Ecuadorian government and its National Park Service  in order to preserve this… 533 more words

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Animal Spotlight: Galapagos Tortoise

Taxonomy:

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Testudines
  • Family: Testudinidae
  • Genus: Chelonoidis
  • Species: nigra*

*Recently, the subspecies were declared to be their own species. There are many species of the Galapagos tortoise based on their island origin… 1,249 more words

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Puerto Ayora

On the way to our hotel in Puerto Ayora from the Santa Cruz dock we made three stops which the taxi driver was more than eager to make as it gave him a chance to earn a bit more. 950 more words

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The Other Mauritius - Lessons in Island niches

We gently negotiated the shallows close to the island and pulled up against a wooden jetty.  We disembarked and stretched our legs, and of course the first thing we did was look back to the mainland from where we had come.  701 more words

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