books about the galapagos islands

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Books About the Galapagos Islands

There really is not much we could tell you here about the Galapagos islands better than good specialized literature, so we have put together what we think are very interesting books about this place. These are the books that are read even by tour guides in the Galapagos to later tell you about the place, take a look and let us know what you think.

wild life of the galapagos

Wildlife of the Galapagos: Second Edition

Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this…

galapagos animals pocket guide

Galapagos Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals

One of the most unique ecosystems in the world, the Galapagos Islands feature a bizarre diversity of wildlife, with many species endemic to the islands.

the beak of the finch

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter…

the galapagos book

The Galapagos: A Natural History - By Henry Nicholls

Charles Darwin called it “a little world within itself.” Sailors referred to it as “Las Encantadas”- the enchanted islands. Lying in the eastern Pacific Ocean, straddling…

birds mammals and reptiles of the galapagos

Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galápagos Islands

This is the first comprehensive guide to the unique wildlife of the Galápagos, encompassing the birds, mammals, and reptiles a visitor to these extraordinary…

the origin of the species

The Origin of Species: 150th Anniversary Edition

Few other books have created such a lasting storm of controversy as The Origin of Species. Darwin’s theory that species derive from other species by a gradual…




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