Weird and Wonderful Galapagos Wildlife Worth Saving (Slideshow)


Credit: Photo Gigi Brisson

A star-studded group of adventurers with the Mission Blue oceans conservation group went on a trip to the Galapagos earlier this month. But the true stars of the show were the incredible species endemic to the islands: many endangered or vulnerable, and all wonderfully unique.

Darwin picked the right spot to develop his theory of natural selection (click on to see the rather unspectacular bird that started him on the thought path) and now Mission Blue is working to raise money for protecting other unique marine and ocean areas globally that contain similar riches.

Tags: Conservation | Galapagos | Oceans