South Plaza and Santa Fe Islands

Feb 14, 2019 - National Geographic Islander

Galapagos it is the land of reptiles, and it is probably the only locality on earth where they outnumber mammals. Today we had the opportunity to see two species of endemic iguanas living in two different Island. A perfect example of adaptive radiation in Galapagos.

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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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