Galapagos Day 5 - Santa Cruz Island

Galapagos Giant Tortoises roam the interior of Santa Cruz Island. 15 November 2011.

 

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Juan outlines our itinerary for visiting the Darwin Research Centre in Puerto Ayoro and the highlands of Santa Cruz Island.

 

Lonesome George is the last remaining Pinta Giant Tortoise at the Darwin Research Centre.

 

Our group with a Galapagos Giant Tortoise in the highlands of Santa Cruz. 15 November 2011.

 

Galapagos Giant Tortoises taking a mud bath on Santa Cruz.

 

Black-necked Stilt feeding among Galapagos Giant Tortoises on Santa Cruz.

 

Male Medium Ground-Finch at Darwin Research Centre on Santa Cruz. 15 November 2011.

 

Female Medium Ground-Finch at Darwin Research Centre on 15 November 2011.

 

Female Small Ground-Finch at Darwin Research Centre on 15 November 2011.

 

Cactus Ground-Finch at the Darwin Research Centre on 15 November 2011.

 

Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus parvulus is the subspecies on Santa Cruz Island.

 

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