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Destination: Galapagos Islands Cyber Field Trip
ON THE ISLANDS

Wildlife of the Islands


Many of the fascinating native species of the Galapagos Islands are endemic and display no inherent fear of humans. Thus, the islands are an ideal environment in which to study natural selection, a crucial concept in modern biology. To find out more about some of the creatures that inhabit the Galapagos Islands, select one of the choices below.

Birds
Marine Life
Land-dwellers




 

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