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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The largest of the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean on the equator.


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  • They perch on the rocks of Isabela Island, turning them white with their guano.

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  • Gisella Caccone and Ryan Garrick of Yale organized a team that took DNA samples from the blood of 1,600 tortoises on Isabela Island, 200 miles away - and at least 38 of them turned out to be C. elephantopus.

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  • A giant Galapagos tortoise, Chelonoidis elephantopus, found on Isabela Island in the Galapagos island chain.

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  • The center is dedicated to preserving a subspecies of giant tortoise only found in the southern part of Isabela Island that is currently endangered. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Another 12 hour sail took us north to Isabela Island at Punta Morena where it was like we had landed on the moon. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Analysis: With its mixed terrain and odd collection of wildlife, Isabela Island makes for a gorgeous backdrop to this amusing piece of match 3 fun.

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  • In this case, multi-locus genotypic data collected from population samplings on Floreana Island, Española Island, and Puerto Bravo on Vólcan Wolf on Isabela Island were used as the parental populations for genotype simulations.

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  • Wilson GA, Beheregaray LB, Marquez C, Gibbs JP, et al. (2006) Phylogeographic history and gene flow among giant Galapagos tortoises on southern Isabela Island.

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  • (CDRS106 & 107) currently housed with Lonesome George, possessed an "Española-like" haplotype only sampled in Puerto Bravo on northern Isabela Island

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  • Triangles represent volcanoes on Isabela Island and circles indicate additional sampling locations.

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