All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Galapagos’

Google To Add ‘Stunning’ Imagery From Galapagos Islands To Street View

Google has partnered with the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galapagos National Parks Directorate to collect panoramic imagery of the islands with the Street View Trekker. As a result, Google will be adding the “stunning” images to Google Maps later this year. Here’s an early preview of what to expect: “The Galapagos Islands are some of the most biologically unique …

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Lonesome George Dies: Pinta Island’s Last Giant Tortoise Passes Away

Lonesome George, the world’s last Pinta Island giant tortoise, has passed away. According to AFP, George’s caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the creature’s body stretched out near its watering hole. As of this writing, the cause of death is unknown; scientists intend to keep his body in cold storage until his remains can be properly studied. The Galapagos National Park in …

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