10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

The Galapagos Islands: Choose from Scalesia Lodge, exploring the North & Central Islands, the Southern Islands or Santa Cruz, Genovesa & Santiago Islands.

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

The Galapagos Islands: Choose from Scalesia Lodge, exploring the North & Central Islands, the Southern Islands or Santa Cruz, Genovesa & Santiago Islands.

Did you know that Galapagos sea lions are vulnerable?  There are around 20,000 to 50,000 #Galapagos sea lions in the archipelago. While this might sound like a lot, because they are endemic they are at a higher risk of endangerment. They are listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Infectious disease and the effects of El Niño storms are a constant threat.  10 Awesome Facts About #Galapagos Sea Lions | Latin Roots Travel (#Ecuador)

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

Your chances of seeing a Galapagos sea lion are pretty good because they rarely travel more than 16 km away from the shore.   And they prefer flat rocky areas and sandy beaches, like we do. They also like to rest on benches or chairs near the water. That makes for some great photo opportunities.   10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

Galapagos Sea Lion Facts

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

Swimming with Galapagos Sea Lions

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

Want to see some penguins – but don’t like the cold? Thanks to Galapagos penguins adaptations you can see these tuxedoed cuties where it’s nice and warm – on the equator.  In this post, you’ll learn all about Galapagos penguins, their adaptations, and where you can see them.  Galapagos Penguins Adaptations: Warm Water Penguins? | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

Galapagos Penguins Adaptations: Warm Water Penguins

Learn all about Galapagos Penguins adaptations and why it& possible for these penguins to live in a tropical location. Photos and videos included.

Did you know that the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebacki) is endemic to the Galapagos Islands?  These sea lions may look like the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) but are different. They are smaller and breed primarily on the Galapagos Islands.  Read the full post here: 10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

Galapagos Sea Lions on the beach

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions

What makes Galapagos sea lions unique? Here are 10 awesome facts about the Galapagos sea lion (zalpohus wollebacki) including videos, photos, and more.

9 Blue Footed Booby Facts: Unofficial Mascot of the Galapagos Islands | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

9 Blue Footed Booby Facts: Unofficial Mascot of the Galapagos Islands

9 Blue Footed Booby Facts: Unofficial Mascot of the Galapagos Islands | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

How many Galapagos penguins are there?  There are only about 1000 breeding pairs, which makes them the rarest penguin species. Galapagos penguins do not migrate and are only found in the Galapagos Islands.   Galapagos Penguins Adaptations: Warm Water Penguins? | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

Galapagos Penguins Adaptations: Warm Water Penguins

Learn all about Galapagos Penguins adaptations and why it's possible for these penguins to live in a tropical location. Photos and videos included.

The Giant Galapagos Tortoise is one of the main animals indigenous to the Galapagos Islands. They have several subspecies and have been taken elsewhere for breeding in zoos and rescues, but this species got its start on the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands.  12 Giant Galapagos Tortoise Facts | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

12 Giant Galapagos Tortoise Facts

The Giant Galapagos Tortoise is one of the main animals indigenous to the Galapagos Islands. They have several subspecies and have been taken elsewhere for breeding in zoos and rescues, but this species got its start on the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands. 12 Giant Galapagos Tortoise Facts | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

10 Awesome Facts About Galapagos Sea Lions | Latin Roots Travel (Ecuador)

Sharing a beach with baby sea lions - Galápagos: Islands of Change - Natural World - BBC Two

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