The Galapagos Sea Lion is the largest earth mammal of the Enchanted Islands, and probably the most playful of them all, if you have the chance to visit the islands you will find
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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Many resident shore birds of the Galapagos are now sufficiently different from mainland species to have been awarded and endemic subspecies status by taxonomists. Only one has been given a full species status: the endemic lava heron.
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Sunscreen:Because the Galapagos Islands are located on the Equator, the sun is very strong. You will most likely be spending a lot of time outside on land tours and beaches so your skin will be exposed on a daily basis.
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