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Discussion in 'Ecuador' started by animalszoos, 29 Mar 2016.

  1. animalszoos

    animalszoos Well-Known Member

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    Are there any zoos in the Galapagos islands?
    Does the pet trade occur there?
     
  2. Giant Panda

    Giant Panda Well-Known Member

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    There's the Charles Darwin Research Station which, if memory serves, only displays Galapagos tortoise and Galapagos land iguana. It's conservation work is more impressive than its exhibits, although they're not bad by any stretch.

    As for the pet trade, there are incidents but I don't think it's one of the major threats to Galapagos wildlife.
     
  3. animalszoos

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    Do you have a source?
     
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    Thanks Giant Panda.