islands named for the tortoises (Spanish galapagos) who live there; discovered by Europeans in 1535.
His observations of the many varieties of Finch birds in the galapagos Island led him to solidify his theory of natural selection.
She worked with wildlife as a volunteer in Peru and the galapagos; she worked with elephants in Thailand, at a zoo in Australia.
On September 15, 1835, Charles Darwin landed at the galapagos Islands.
Of the other reptilia should be noted two species of lizard of a genus (Amblyrhynchus) confined to the galapagos Islands.
In a few days time the "Beagle" will sail for the galapagos Islands.
Several additions to the Fauna of the galapagos have been noted.
At that period the birds must have been about as tame as they now are at the galapagos.
These modern saurians live in great numbers on the shores of the galapagos Islands off the coast of Chile.
Worse than all, when they reached the galapagos Islands they could find no water there.
This was a fair sample of the letters left at the galapagos post-office.