World Wildlife Day in Galapagos. 02/03/2024
Celebrating World Wildlife Day on 3 March - and for the World ARC 2024 fleet it’s an honour to be in the Galápagos Islands on this day, where over 80% of the land birds and 97% of reptiles and land mammals are totally endemic to the archipelago. Located in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Ecuador, Galápagos has one of the most pristine island ecosystems on Earth, and 97% of the land area is designated as a protected National Park. It’s one of the best places for interacting with animals in the wild at close range, both above and below the water. Here's just a few of the creatures we’ve spent time with during our visit to Galápagos:Marine iguanas are the only lizard in the world with the ability to live and forage at sea. The adults are black for most of the year.... Click here for more info..