Galápagos

Miscellaneous Wildlife of

The Galápagos Islands


Whitetip Shark - 17Kb

Whitetip Shark

Triaenodon obesus
Seen in one of the lagoons visited from Punta Moreno on Isabela


Sallylightfoot Crab

Grapsus grapsus
Sallylightfoot crabs are primitive crabs: they breathe through gills and can't wander too far away from the shoreline: they need to be constantly drenched by waves when they're out of the sea.

Sallylightfoot Crab - 18Kb
Sallylightfoot Crab - 15Kb

In the absence of more reliable information, I'm assuming that this is a Sallylightfoot immature.


Galápagos Cotton

The flower was in bloom on Isabela.

Galapagos cotton - 17Kb

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