Animals of the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are a group of volcanic islands which lay in the Pacific Ocean close to the Equator line. The Galapagos Islands nearest mainland, Ecuador, lies 600 miles (970 kilometres) to the East. The Galapagos archipelago, with a population of around 30,000, is a province of Ecuador, a country in northwestern South America, and the islands are all part of Ecuadors national park system. The main language on the islands is Spanish.

Blue-Footed Booby

Bottlenose Dolphin Peaking Above Water

Hammerhead Shark

Red-Footed Booby on a Tree Branch

Green Sea Turtle

Black-Browed Albatross

Marine Iguana Basking in the Sun

Galápagos Tortoise With Neck Outstretched

Hawksbill Sea Turtle