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Animals of The Galapagos Islands Poster Print

The Galápagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, about 620 miles (1,000 km) from Ecuador's coast. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands, and many islets, covering an area of over 17,000 square miles (44029.798 km2.) The islands are famous for the many endemic and unique animals that live there. Species included: AMERICAN FLAMINGO (Phoenicopterus ruber) • AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER (Pluvialis dominica) • BLUE-FOOTED BOOBY (Sula nebouxii) • BROWN BOOBY (Butorides striata) • BROWN PELICAN (Pelecanus occidentalis) • CHATHAM ISLAND GIANT TORTOISE (Chelonoidis niger chathamensis) • FLIGHTESS CORMORANT (Phalacrocorax harrisi) • GALÁPAGOS DOVE (Zenaida galapagoensis) • GALÁPAGOS HAWK (Buteo galapagoensis) • GALÁPAGOS LAND IGUANA (Conolophus subcristatus) • GALÁPAGOS MOCKINGBIRD (Mimus parvulus) • GALÁPAGOS PENGUIN (Spheniscus mendiculus) • GALAPAGOS RACER (Pseudalsophis biserialis) • GALÁPAGOS OCTOPUS (Octopus oculifer) • GALÁPAGOS SHARK (Carcharhinus galapagensis) • HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLE (Eretmochelys imbricata) • LAVA HERON (Butorides sundevalli) • LAVA LIZARD (Microlophus sp) • MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD (Fregata magnificens)  • MARINE IGUANA (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) • NAZCA BOOBY (Sula granti) • PINTA ISLAND TORTOISE (Chelonoidis niger abingdonii) • SALLY LIGHTFOOT CRAB (Grapsus grapsus) • STRIATED HERON (Butorides striata) • SURFBIRD (Aphriza virgata) • WAVED ALBATROSS (Phoebastria irrorata) FREE SHIPPING IN THE US