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  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015

    The third type of iguana found on the Galapagos is the Santa Fe Land Iguana (Conolophus pallidus).  They have small dorsal spines, a brownish color, tapered snout and can weigh up to 25 pounds.

  • Monday, August 17, 2015

    Arthur, a koala joey (baby koala) was found limping and dehydrated on the side of the road by a concerned driver who flagged down officers from the Department of Land, Water and Planning.

  • Friday, August 14, 2015

    In addition to the Land Iguana, the Galapagos is home to the Marine Iguana.  They are the only lizard to be ocean-going thanks to their marine adaptations and unique evolution of biology.  These iguanas are found on all of the islands in the Galapagos but nowhere else in the world.

  • Thursday, August 13, 2015

    Land Iguanas play an important role in the Galapagos; since they are herbivores, their vegetarian feeding habits are the reason for the dispersal of several succulent plants.  The land iguana lives on many islands in the Galapagos and the biggest adults can weigh up to 30 pounds.

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    The Galapagos Hawk is an endemic bird of prey and has lived on the island for about 300,000 years.  The Hawks can be found on most islands in the Galapagos and they feed on lava lizards, iguanas, tortoises, sea turtles and insects.