Did you know that the Galápagos Islands are named after getting their giant tortoises? The word “Galápagos” means saddle, and when Spaniards came to the islands they found that the
The mix of hot and cold water temperatures has invited species from different areas in the Pacific ocean to coexist in this marine sanctuary. The Cromwell submarine current generates plenty
Did you know that on top of all the other fantastic animals you can find in the Galapagos, you can also find flamingos?
Flamingos in the Galapagos can be spotted in Floreana, Santa Cruz, Isabella, Santiago, and Bainbridge.
January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs. Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!
La mezcla de temperaturas de agua caliente y fría ha invitado a especies de diferentes áreas del océano Pacífico a coexistir en este santuario marino. La corriente submarina de Cromwell
Blue-footed Boobies are in mating season during April and May, giving visitors the chance to see them do their fancy dance. During the booby-mating season, male Blue-footed Boobies do a fancy courtship dance with lots of hooting, honking and pointing their beaks skyward. This takes place on different times on different islands, but around March-May is a good time to see this particular spectacle.
Blue-footed Boobies: these cute birds are many of Galápagos travelers’ favorites! During the months of April and May they enter their mating season, giving visitors the chance to see them do their fancy dance.
Durante el mes de enero en Galápagos las tortugas gigantes empiezan a salir de sus cascarones y las tortugas marinas verdes empiezan a poner sus huevos. ¿Sabías que la tortuga marina verde de Galápagos (sub-especie de las tortugas verdes) es la única especie de tortugas marinas verdes que anida en las islas?