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New Tortoise Species Identified: The Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise

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On Santa Cruz Island, two populations of giant tortoises occur — one on the west side of the island in an area known as the “Reserve,” and one on the lower eastern slopes near a hill named “Cerro Fatal.” Until now, it was assumed that these groups belonged to the same species of tortoise.

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A new kind of airport in the Galapagos islands.

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Today only 1 vestiges of the airport Seymour, Baltra, built in 1967 on an area of 1 500 meters and to a daily flight.

When the passenger arrives at uninhabited island, about an hour from Santa Cruz, is a physical structure, which extends over 10 000 meters, but with a distinctive feature: it is environmentally friendly.

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Eradicate rats to achieve natural reproduction of turtles in Galapagos

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The eradication of rats buccaneers led by the Ecuadorian archipelago of Galapagos giant tortoises allow reproduce naturally in an island in which, due to the aggressive attack of rodents, lost that quality for 150 years. "They destroy the eggs and kill the offspring of species, disrupting the natural balance of an ecosystem as fragile as Galapagos," said the director of the reserve, Edwin Naula during a rat on the uninhabited island poison Finch falls as rain from a helicopter.

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