Wildlife of Galapagos

  • December 21, 2015

    The Blood Drinking Vampire Finch »

    The Galapagos Islands are home to some famously unusual animals, but did you know that one of these famous animals is a real-life vampire? The deadly Galapagos vampire finch! The terror of the Galapagos OK, maybe the vampire finch isn’t all that deadly. The vampire finch (Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis) may have evolved a taste for read more

  • February 19, 2015

    El concurso de calendarios de Descubriendo Galápagos »

    El nuevo concurso de calendarios presenta muchas de las especies únicas que se pueden encontrar en Galápagos. A continuación, se explica resumidamente porqué estas especies son tan importantes. Las islas Galápagos acogen a numerosas especies únicas que son endémicas de las islas. Debido a la variedad de hábitats que presenta con entornos tanto terrestres como read more

    Galapagos Banners: Calendar Competition
  • November 24, 2014

    Discover the unique Scalesia forests of the Galapagos »

    Scalesia is a genus of 15 species of shrubs and trees endemic to Galapagos. Some of these species are widely distributed whereas others are only found on specific Islands. Scalesia are mostly shrubs which grow within the arid and transition zones. However there are three tree species which form dense forests in the humid highlands. read more