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Baby Tortoises Show Up In The Galapagos For The First Time In Over A Century

You may think 2015 has been full of gloom and doom, but there is plenty of good news out there if you know where to look. 62 more words



If there is one place that you need to put on your travel/wanderlust list, it has to be Galapagos. Before I took my trip to Ecuador, this is generally how most of my conversations with friends or acquaintances went: 650 more words


Leaving on a Jet Plane *Sept 22, 2015*

Before the trip back from the Galapagos, we took a quick look at the Darwin Research Center on Santa Cruz. We saw some tortoises and iguanas in captivity there, but most of the center was closed. 59 more words

A Little Hitch In The Plans...

Last night the seas were so much calmer, or so we woke up thinking.

But as it turned out, we didn’t spend the night on the high seas like we thought. 160 more words

Garden, Tortoises and Pomegranate - Three Things Thursday

*three things that make me smile: an exercise in gratitude – feel free to steal this idea with wild abandon and fill your blog with the happy* 50 more words


Research - most popular reptiles kept as pets

Lizards –

  1. Leopard Gecko
  2. Red Ackie
  3. Bearded Dragon
  4. Crested Gecko
  5. Argentine Black and White Tegu

Snakes –

There are almost 2800 different snake species around the world. 97 more words

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This Elderly Tortoise Is Having the Best Halloween Ever

The San Diego Zoo threw a Halloween shindig for the Galapagos tortoises that make their home at the zoo and it was a pumpkin-eating bonanza. The tortoises are the oldest residents of the zoo, with the group’s elder stateswoman, Grandma, clocking in at approximately 130 years old. 82 more words