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We spent a lot of time admiring the sea lions when on the islands!
Found on Isla Santa Cruz. I especially like photo 2 which shows a feeding pup, which we did not see often. The Galapagos Islands were made Ecuador's first national park in 1959 and the water around them is part of a marine reserve. Right on the equator, 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, these islands are surrounded by the Humboldt Current which comes north up the coast of SA and swings out across the islands, giving it cold, nutrient-filled waters.
Some interesting facts about the Galapagos Islands: http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/count...