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Galápagos in a nutshell? The Beagle in the background

 

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Chinese Hat

Galápagos Marine Iguana

 

Marine Iguana

Marine Iguana

 

Galápagos Land Iguana Conolophus subcristatus, South Plaza. There are three species of land iguanas on the Galápagos. This one is found on 6 islands. This could be a hybrid between the land and the marine iguana

Galápagos Land Iguana, South Plaza

 

Santa Fe Land Iguana Conolophus pallidus. This is the largest land iguana species, and can grow to over 1 meter and weigh 13 kg

Santa Fe Land Iguana

 

Espanola Lava Lizard Microlophus delanonis

Galápagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), Floreana

 

Galápagos Tortoise

Galápagos Tortoise, Floreana

 

Lush vegetation, Floreana

Santa Cruz Lava Lizard (Microlophus indefatigabilis)

 

Floreana bushwalk

Isla Bartelome

 

Vulcanic landscape, Isla Bartelome

Punta Pitt, San Cristobal

 

A Galápagos hawk watching over the sea lions

Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz

 

Lava cactus Brachycereus nesioticus at Isla Bartelome

Giant prickly pear cactus Opuntia spp. at South Plaza, Santa Cruz

 

Espanola

Blue-Footed Boobys in fishing frenzy in mangrove lagoon

 

The Beagle, Gardner Bay, Espanola

The Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

 

Chinese Hat, Santiago

     
     

Relaxing after dinner

 

The fish market in Puerto Ayora

Crystal-clear waters

 

Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Daniel, the guide

 

Rigging the sails on the Beagle

At Punta Pitt on San Cristobal. 12 tourists from Europe/North America

 

The Beagle crew