Saturday, December 5, 2009

Sally Lightfoot Crab
... Did you know ...
They are named for their ability to skip across water for short distances
The crabs' brilliant reds and yellows stand out perfectly against dark volcanic rocks

The Greater Flamingos
... Did you know ...
Flamingos are actually white but turn pink from the carotene pigments in the shrimp they eat

Galapagos Sea Lion
... Did you know ...
The Galapagos sea lion is a smaller cousin of the California sea lion
Some 50,000 sea lions sprawl over beaches and rocks throughout the islands

Lava Lizard
... Did you know ...
Seven species of the ubiquitour lava lizard scurry over sand and rock on almost every island

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