Galapagos Wildlife
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No. of pages:160 pages
Size:208x139x12 mm
Weight:295 g

Galapagos Wildlife

Edition number: 4
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Date of Publication:
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Short description:

This new, thoroughly updated and lavishly illustrated edition of Bradts Galápagos Wildlife is packed with information and magnificent pictures to aid in identifying key species, all in an easy-to-carry format that covers everything from the wildlife that youre likely to encounter to underwater life and a succinct history of the islands, their habitats and volcanic origins. The most detailed descriptions and maps in print of the main visitor sites are included, so you can see where a boat will land and what can be seen there. An overview of conservation efforts is also included and so too are unique island trail plans for those looking to explore.Written and illustrated by two expert-naturalist guides, this new edition covers all the latest information, from the discovery of an extinct tortoise species not seen for over 100 years on Fernandina island and the discovery of new rare pink iguanas on Isabela islands Wolf volcano, to the change in taxonomy of Darwins finches and the new species status of the almost-extinct Vermillion flycatcher. Snorkelling with sea lions, penguins and sharks at Devils Crown, Floreana is included, as is kayaking in pristine locations such as Espa?olas Gardiner Bay.Travelling to the Galápagos is a rite of passage for serious wildlife enthusiasts. Now with more detailed descriptions, more photos, and updated information on conservation efforts, Bradt's Galápagos Wildlife is the perfect companion for this once-in-a-lifetime trip.

Long description:
Galápagos Wildlife Guide - including species identification and practical field guide, endemic wildlife and flora, and suggested itineraries. Also includes tours, site descriptions, Charles Darwin and evolution, conservation, natural history, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, birdwatching and wildlife tracking, Floreana, kayaking and snorkelling.