World Turtle Day: The Galápagos Tortoise – 23 May 2018

Did you know that the #GalapagosTortoises are known by its name due to their shell? Each of the species vary from island to island.

In @worldturtleday we would like to acknowledge the endangered species of #galapagos —some that had extinguished including the famous lonesome George from Pinta Island and others that are still in need our help. A friendly reminder of refusing and reducing the use of plastic 🙏🏼

🐢 #WorldTurtleDay#BeatPlasticPollution

Check out our interactive timeline and review new updates, videos, research findings and updates from the Galapagos Islands in 2020

Want to learn more about the foreign distant-water fishing fleet near the outskirts of Ecuador’s Insular EEZ, which surround the Galápagos Marine Reserve?

Informing and sharing news on marine life, flora, fauna and conservation in the Galápagos Islands since 2017
© SOS Galápagos, 2021

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