South Plazas & Santa Fe Islands
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 08 Sep 2022

South Plazas & Santa Fe Islands, 9/8/2022, National Geographic Islander II

  • Aboard the National Geographic Islander II
  • Galápagos

Today we visited two small but interesting islands: South Plazas on the north part of Santa Cruz and Santa Fe to the east. These islands are home to two different species of iguanas: the Galapagos land iguana and the Santa Fe land iguana. These two islands are also home to two different species of prickly pear cacti, and both have characteristics that make them unique to the places they live. Aside from this, we observed a number of seabirds and a few colonies of the iconic Galapagos sea lions.

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