Wildlife Photography: Galapagos Wildlife Photographs


GALAPAGOS 

The Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean off Ecuador have a unique wildlife and it was here that Charles Darwin formulated his theory of the Origin of Species based partly on the difference between the small finches found on the various islands.

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Darwin's Medium Ground Finch

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One of the species which helped formulated Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution as the finches on each of the islands in the Galapagos had evolved into separate species although they had obviously originally come from one species

Photo ID: 177

Galapagos Penguin and Brown Pelican

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Only in the Galapagos Islands will a penguin be seen with a pelican

Photo ID: 178

Flightless Cormorant

flightless cormorant, michael gore, galapagos

The Flightless Cormorant is one of many species which are endemic to the Galapagos Islands

Photo ID: 179

Lava Heron

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The Lava Heron is another Galapagos endemic

Photo ID: 180

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24 August 2017
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