San Diego (CA) Photos

March 10, 2009

Galápagos turtles at the San Diego Zoo

Filed under: San Diego Zoo — washaw @ 6:00 am

Charles Darwin on his voyage in the 1830s noticed that each of the 13 Galápagos Islands had a slightly different subspecies of these beautiful turtles. I can’t tell them apart. Way to go Charles!


1 Comment »

  1. Those are beautiful tortoises. Good to know they are present in the San Diego zoo.

    The Galapagos Islands are the most incredible living museum of evolutionary changes, with a huge variety of exotic species (birds, land animals, plants) and landscapes not seen anywhere else.

    Comment by Zuri — March 11, 2009 @ 4:06 am

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