Sand Dollar Beach & Puerto Magdalena

Mar 08, 2019 - National Geographic Venture


Everybody aboard National Geographic Venture came together today to explore the magnificent dunes of Magdalena Island. Wildlife capable of surviving this environment, in which water and vegetation are exceedingly scarce, have managed to do so only due to their very particular or “niche” role they play in contributing to this highly distinct ecosystem. Needless to say, today was a breath-taker.

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Adrian Cerda

Naturalist

Adrian studied biology at the national Autonomous University of Mexico. In 1991 the Wildlife Preservation Trust of Jersey, on Britain's Channel Islands, awarded Adrian with a scholarship to its prestigious 16-week training program in Captive Management and Breeding of Endangered Species. This pioneering course of study is responsible for the conservation and rescue of countless species on the verge of disappearance. While there, Adrian also received a six month diploma in endangered species management.

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