Galapagos - Adventures of an English “Marine Aquarist”!

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    This humans ! they don’t know you should not stare...
    Great pic for the sea lion Shaun, it is a unique experience.
     
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    Sure was Pancho, amazing and more to come!
     
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    We left the sea lion in peace, and walked a little more, and then encountered a few more of the Marine Iguanas

    Although it was still very early in the morning, the sun rising was making the Iguanas much more active

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    Still in the early morning of 21st May 2019 we left the Marine Iguanas and continued to walk around Pinta Espinosa on Fernandina Island and just a few metres away we met a small family.

    And one of them was getting a little hungry........

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    You did a wonderful job capturing these beautiful images.
     
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    Thank you and thanks for stopping by. Many more to come still!
     
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    We’re still early morning on 21st May 2019 on Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos with the Sea Lion family, and eventually ‘junior’ got his breakfast, although mother did seem a little sleepy still.....

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    We left the Sea Lion family behind, and continued to walk 100 metres or so further around the island.

    It was still early morning on 21st May 2019 at Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos.

    We then came across another huge colony of Marine Iguanas and there were thousands of them.

    I believe the white colouring on the rocks is the salt they spray from glands in their noses.

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    It’s still early morning on 21st May 2019 at Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos

    We left the Marine Iguanas and continued our walk, which wasn’t very far to be fair....

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    It’s still early morning on 21st May 2019 at Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos

    Ok, all together now, aaaahhhhhh!

    This little fellow was sleeping near his mother completely unfazed by the strange 2 legged creatures looking at him.

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    We left the sleeping baby sea lion and his mother behind and started making our way back to the inflatables. It was still early morning on 21st May 2019 at Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos and these are the parting pictures from this particular beautiful island

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    We arrived back at the boat after a short ride in the inflatables and here are a few pictures looking back at were the sea lions and Marine Iguanas live

    This is around 9am 21st May 2019 at Espinosa on Fernandina Island Galapagos

    Note the fishing boat hanging around.....

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    We were just getting ready to start our journey North to Punta Vicente Roca on Isabela Island around 10am 21st May 2019. Remember the fisherman ?

    Its a long journey North around Isabela, especially if your in a small boat, so to save fuel and get there quicker, the local fisherman hitch a ride!

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