It is important to select the right holiday destination for your family while the holidays get nearer. One thing that will interest you is seeing the only creatures that can only be found in the Galapagos Islands. Here is why you should visit the Galapagos Islands.
One of the reasons why you should visit the Galapagos is to see the pink iguanas. These beautiful creatures reside in the wolf volcano that has the tallest peak compared to the other volcanoes. Pink iguanas are an endangered species.
After seeing the giant tortoises, Charles Darwin came up with the theory of Evolution. The number of years these tortoises can survive is 150 years, Although these rare tortoises were heading to extinction some years back, they have come back. They are able to survive for months without food. Floating in water is something else they can do. It is easier for them to keep moving since they can float in water.
The other thing that should make you to visit the Galapagos Islands is to view the marine Iguanas. Godzilla are likened to marine iguanas. Marine Iguanas look strange and take their time to take a dip in the sun on the coastal rocks. Other than that, they can live on water or on land. By visiting the Galapagos Island you will get to hear the voice produced by marine iguanas while trying to remove salt from their nasal cavities.
The Galapagos Islands are also home to the blue-footed Boobies. The blue-footed Boobies reside in colonies. The scenery of these animals will mesmerize you. They have varying shades of white, brown as well as beige. It will be a valuable experience to witness the blue-footed Boobies stamping their feet during the mating season to attract mates. Furthermore, you will find it mesmerizing to experience the way the blue-footed Boobies motivate their pals who have just come from fishing by diving in the water. Visiting the Galapagos will also provide you with a rare opportunity of seeing the Frigate birds soaring in the skies. Fishing the fish that are on the surface of the water is the method used by Frigate birds to get their food.
Intimidating the other birds to release their food is also another tactic used by these birds to obtain food. Looking at these birds during the mating season is something you have to do. It will be interesting to see the way the male frigates impress the females by filling their lungs with air.
Visiting the Galapagos Islands will give you the chance to see the Waved Albatross, which are also endangered. Viewing the way these creatures flirt with each other to get a mate is interesting.
Lastly, it is essential to have a look at the only remaining breeding pairs of the Galapagos Island. The Galapagos penguins are flightless. Although they find it difficult to stay balanced in the land, they are usually quick in water.