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Galapagos Giant Tortoise on the move

Galapagos Giant Tortoise

Watching the Galapagos Giant Tortoise walk was impressive. This massive animal moves with the ease of an athlete. Although they …

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Mating Galapagos Giant Tortoises.

Mating Galapagos Giant Tortoises

This photo is the G-rated version of the mating pair of Galapagos Giant Tortoises we encountered during our visit to …

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Mature Rated Photo of Mating Galapagos Giant Tortoises

This wider view of the two tortoises brings meaning to the size difference between the two genders. It also provides …

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Galapagos Giant Tortoise Shell Detail

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Shell

I took this photograph to illustrate the structure of the tortoise shell. The shell is composed of two segments. The …

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Galapagos Giant Tortoise - The Face

Galapagos Giant Tortoise – The Face

This photo shows the face of a Galapagos Giant Tortoise up close. I chose to include this photograph because it …

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The Galapagos Giant Tortoise walks on

Galapagos Giant Tortoise – Walks On

We watched this Galapagos Giant Tortoise for nearly thirty minutes before he decided it was time to walk on. Rather …

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Galapagos Pintail, also known as White-cheeked Pintail.

Galapagos Pintail or White-cheeked Pintail at Santa Cruz Highlands, Galapagos, Ecuador

The Santa Cruz Highlands was a great place to see the Galapagos Giant Tortoises, but it was also a good …

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Sleeping Galapagos Pintail/White-cheeked Pintail

White-cheeked Pintail – Napping

White-cheeked Pintails are not too concerned about having thirty-plus people around their nap area. This bird was about as mellow …

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Galapagos Yellow Warbler

Galapagos Yellow Warbler at the Santa Cruz Highlands

We were delighted to see a few birds while looking for Galapagos Giant Tortoises at the Santa Cruz Highlands. We …

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