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  • n. a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life

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Examples

  • Just what part of the galapagos is the phanatic from?

    Can't Stop The Bleeding

  • He writes of the natives as though they were interesting animal specimens, like rhinoceroses or galapagos tortoises, not as though they were men.

    Book Report: Myths of the North American Indians, by Lewis Spence

  • Speaking of Darwin in the Galapagos an article was published in the October issue of Diversion Magazine www.diversion.com about Harriet one of the 3 galapagos tortoises collected by Darwin and brought back to England and given to his friend John Wickham who retired from the navy and moved to Brisbane bringing them with him.

    Pandas and Man at Harvard - The Panda's Thumb

  • We may readily see that the Indian was any thing but a generous enemy; but the fact was, the _galapagos_ were old enemies, for one had nearly bitten off his hand while he was bathing.

    Aventures d'un jeune naturaliste. English

  • While working for lindbald Expitions I was fortunate enough to vist some amazing places and on this journey I find myself traveling around the galapagos Islands.

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  • Uploaded: 2010-07-29 documentary on the galapagos islands (Islas Galápagos)

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  • Sms this video documentary on the galapagos islands (Islas Galápagos)

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  • Drag to Playlist documentary on the galapagos islands (Islas Galápagos)

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  • The galapagos finches with long beeks are as finches as the ones with short beeks.

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