Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 3, 2022

A critical species of iguana was reintroduced to one island in the Galápagos

NPR reports

A species of iguana that went extinct nearly 200 years ago on one of the Galápagos Islands appears to be making a comeback, with some help from a team of conservationists.

The last person to spot a Galápagos land iguana on Santiago Island in Ecuador was Charles Darwin in 1835. When an expedition team from California arrived in 1906, the iguanas were nowhere to be found.

Read more at  A critical species of iguana was reintroduced to one island in the Galápagos : NPR


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