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The Galapagos Islands

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS –
EIGHT DAYS OF WONDER AND AMAZEMENT
JULY 12–19, 2017

galapagos_islands_-_overview-map-public-domain Join evolutionary biologist and director of Outreach for the Institute for the Science of Origins, Patricia Princehouse, for an amazing trip to the Galapagos Islands. These 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique living museum and showcase of evolution. The islands boast some of the most unusual animal life that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection following his visit in 1835. grapsus_grapsus_galapagos_islands-public-domain
chelonoidis-donfaustoi-galapagos-tortoise Travelers will appreciate the diversity of life first-hand while observing endemic species, such as the flightless cormorant, the Galapagos penguin, blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, marine and land iguanas and the famous Darwin Finches. Swim with sea lions, snorkel among colorful tropical fish and sea turtles and explore remote coralline beaches and secluded inlets. Your many adventures await! 800px-crown_of_thorns_reef_galapagos_islands-public-domain
setophaga_petechia_galapagos-public-domain For more information contact Michelle Miller at the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at 216.368.8745 or mlm231@case.edu galapagos_iguana1-public-domain

 

 

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