Espanola Island

May 06, 2018 - National Geographic Endeavour II

Espanola Island has a high degree of endemism comparing with the rest of the Island, it means up to six species found on this Island are found only in this Island and nowhere else in the rest of more than three hundred Islands found in this Archipelago. That is the reason Galapagos has kept the eyes of the scientist wide open.

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Walter Perez

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Walter was born in a very small town on the mainland of Ecuador. His first trip to the Galápagos was when he was 12 years old, visiting friends and aunt, who had moved to the islands. From the first moment he saw the Islands, he fell in love with them and knew then where his future home would be.

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