Blog - Tortoises

Tortoise being photographed in Galapagos

Galapagos and Beyond: July Roundup

Our July roundup finally brings closure to the Galapaface fiasco off the coast of San Crist bal, thankfully with minimal environmental impact. July also... Full Post

Galapagos: A Living Laboratory

Since their introduction to Galapagos by whalers in the 18th century, goats have ravaged island ecosystems by destroying native vegetation and threatening... Full Post
Lonesome George in his corral; photo by Tim Saxe.

We Witnessed Extinction

Lonesome George was the last of his kind when he died on June 24th earlier this year. I was in Galapagos and remember seeing a local caf put a hand-lettered... Full Post
Lonesome George surveying his corral at the Tortoise Center on Santa Cruz Island.

Galapagos in Mourning

Sunday morning in Mi Caleta, a small hotel in Pto. Ayora, Dr. Linda Cayot, Dr. James Gibbs, and I were finishing breakfast and settling down to discuss... Full Post

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