Galapagos Islands Animal

Himanshi singh       Nov 19, 2022

#10. Galapagos Land Iguana

          A species of terrestrial lizard, the Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) is endemic to the Galapagos Islands. 


#9. Galapagos Hawk

        The Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoensis) is a large species of hawk endemic to the Galapagos Islands.  


#8. Galápagos Cormorant

        The flightless cormorant or the Galapagos cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), is an avian native to the Galapagos Islands. 


#7. Galápagos Petrel

        The Galápagos petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia) is an endemic marine bird living in the Galapagos Islands. 


#6. Galapagos Sea Lion

        The Galápagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) is a sea lion species that is found only on the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador’s Isla de la Plata. 


#5. Marine Iguana

       Found only on the Galapagos Islands, the marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) is a modern reptile with the unique ability to forage in the sea. 


#4. Galapagos Fur Seal

       The Galápagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) lives in the Galapagos Island and a small colony lives in Peru. 


#3. Galapagos Finche

      The Galapagos finches or the Darwin’s finches are perhaps the most famous fauna inhabiting the Galapagos Islands. 


#2. Galapagos Penguin

      The Galápagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) is endemic to the islands of the Galapagos and is the only species of penguin living north of the equator 


#1. Galapagos Tortoise

      The Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) is one of the most notable species inhabiting the Galapagos islands. 


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