News tagged with galapagos national park

Galapagos tortoises are a migrating species

(Phys.org)—The Galapagos giant tortoise, one of the most fascinating species of the Galapagos archipelago, treks slowly and untiringly across the volcanic slopes. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute ...

Nov 27, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0

New Galapagos threat: Mosquitoes from afar

Seems like every week a species from somewhere else shows up in a new area and takes over, wreaking havoc. The latest hotspot: the Galapagos, where non-native mosquitoes are arriving via aircraft and tour boats.

Aug 31, 2009 1 / 5 (1) 0