Joy As Rare Vermilion Flycatcher Chicks Hatch In Wild

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Picture shows two Little Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus nanus) chicks, on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, undated. (Charles Darwin Foundation/Newsflash)

The birth of seven adorable little vermillion flycatcher chicks classified as vulnerable by the IUCN has delighted conservationists on the Galapagos Islands. The cute chicks hatched due a combined effort…

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Iguanas Extinct For Centuries Make Comeback

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Picture shows an iguana on Santiago Island, Ecuador, in an undated photo. Experts through monitoring, found new individuals of various ages, which shows that this species is reproducing successfully. (Johannes Ramirez/Newsflash)

Iguanas extinct from a Galapagos island for generations have been reborn nearly two centuries after they were first recorded by Charles Darwin. The Galapagos land iguana had been completely wiped…

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Critically-Endangered Birds Laying Eggs On Galapagos

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A mangrove finch (Camarhynchus heliobates) in an undated photo. The bird is a part of the efforts for conservation of the mangrove finch in Puerto Ayora, Ecuador. ( Charles Darwin Foundation /Newsflash)

These critically-endangered birds are making a comeback in the Galapagos Islands. Experts from the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Galapagos National Park Directorate who formed part of The Mangrove…

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Luxury Hotel On Galapagos Isle Will Destroy Wildlife Say Experts

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The organization SOS Galapagos has denounced the project, in May, 2022, on twitter. (Newsflash)

A plan to build a luxury tourist resort on the first Galapagos Island seen by Charles Darwin has infuriated conservationists and residents. Officials in San Cristobal Island have given a…

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Four New Viruses Discovered In Rare Giant Tortoises In The Galapagos Islands After COVID-Style Tests

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Illustrative image: Scientists discover novel viruses in Galapagos giant tortoises. (Juan Manuel García, CDF/Newsflash)

Four new viruses have been discovered in giant tortoises is in the Galapagos Islands after 454 of the animals underwent COVID-style testing. The research showed that the infected animals live…

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