It is amazing just how close they will come to you. And how photogenic they are. This lovely little sea lion pup wanted to be famous.
This pup was just a few days old
And what a delicious looking face on this one.
My favourite though is the marine iguanas. They are everywhere and you are practically tripping over them. I thing they have fantastic smiles.
"Am I a cutie?"
They like to huddle in the sun to get warm enough to brave the sea.
And they like to hang out with Sally Lightfoot crabs
There didn't seem to be many insects about, but this locust was huge.
These are lava lizards, they are slightly different on each island. The female has a red neck, whilst the male are less colourful
The most famous animals on the Galapagos are the tortoises. They are different on each island. This chappie is the most famous of all - Lonesome George. Although he's not quite so lonesome any more. Apparently he has mated with 2 "cousins"
There was a park in the city of Guayaquil where the wildlife were happy to eat snacks off visitors. I think this squirrel is just showing off.