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Galops in the wild/Lonesome George

Discussion in 'Tortoise Photos & Videos' started by Ross Malcolm, Mar 11, 2015.

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  1. Ross Malcolm

    Ross Malcolm New Member

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    These are photos from my trip to the Galapagos in 2010:

    This is what it looked like at eye level where we started to encounter torts.

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    Many of them were in the natural wallows they create:
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    And I got a couple grazing pics:
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    We encountered the tortoises on land that was used to grow 'shade grown' coffee. I wish I had taken more photos of the breeding center there...
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    bouaboua Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Thank you for sharing it.
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    4jean Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Beautiful pictures. Sounds like a great trip. I have always wanted to go there!
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    Ross Malcolm New Member

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    It was amazing, I was nearly in shock at times. It is something else to be around wild animals that do not have an innate fear of humans.
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