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Galapagos Conservation Trust Supporter MAJESTIC YACHT :: Special Tour

Sundeck Majestic Motor Yacht In the mythical Galapagos Islands, what challenges does the unique wildlife face and how are humans helping to conserve it?
One of the world’s most important foundations working for the benefit of the Galapagos Islands is the Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT).

Founded in 1995, this registered U.K. charity supports both scientific research and environmental education.

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The Charles Darwin Foundation

Galapagos Islands turtle Gravel crunches under feet as a group of tourists follows the trail up to the corral where Lonesome George once lived and to another where Super Diego – father of over one thousand Española Island giant tortoises – lives with his five mates.

In a conference room, a scientist presents her latest findings on the Blue Footed Boobie.
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The Boobies

Red-Footed Booby

Red-Footed Booby

There are three species of booby resident in the Galapagos Islands; none is endemic. Boobies are strong fliers, sometimes feeding many kilometers offshore. They have forward-pointing, stereoscopic vision which allows them to judge distance accurately and pinpoint their prey, even underwater.

Booby refers to the Spanish word Bobo, meaning clown or stupid.
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