The Galapagos Islands are considered the most majestic place to see animal species and the diversity of them. This in one of the few places on earth where human civilization hasn't had much impact on the animals and plant life, making an environment with an array of animal species that inhabit the islands.
The view of the small group of Islands
One species of tortoise, the Galapagos Tortoise is the largest living tortoise, and can weigh more than 400 kg.
The Galapagos Islands map; It is found around 1,000 km off the coast of South America.
The Galapagos Islands were discovered in 1535 when father Tomas Berlanga, the bishop of Panama sailed to Peru to settle a dispute between Francisco Pizarro and his lieutenants after the conquest of the Incas.
The Galapagos Islands food web, is very diverse and you can see that so many animals depend on each other to be predator and prey.
The Galapagos Land Iguana is a major organism that lives among the Islands. They can live up to 60 years old. When they mate the females lay around 25 eggs in an 18 inch hole.