Hood Island

Jun 18, 2018 - National Geographic Islander

This is the oldest island in the Galapagos; it has one of the largest amounts of endemic species in the whole archipelago. Amongst them, the most tropical albatross in the world.

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Socrates Tomala


Socrates was born and raised in Galápagos. Since a very young age he has been involved in conservation serving as a volunteer for the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island. Growing up in the islands was quite an adventure for Socrates since he was able to see many islands that are restricted to most people and get close and personal with Galápagos wildlife.

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