Galapagos Islands

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Utterly unique and enchanting, the volcanic Galapagos Islands provide a captivating zoological adventure unlike any other. Marine Iguanas grazing from the sea floor, Vampire finches, giant tortoises and many other animals provide fascinating insights into adaptation and survival in this harsh and otherworldly environment.

Video length: 27:03 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video

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Fun facts about the Galapagos Islands

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History of the islands

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Formation of the islands

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Geography of the islands

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Ocean life around the islands

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Darwin’s expedition and findings

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Galapagos Tortoises

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Marine Iguanas

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Remarkable birds & bird life

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Many rare & fascinating animals

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Volcanoes and lava tubes

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Threats to the Galapagos Islands

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