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Ecuadorean officials have reported that they have seized over 350 dead sharks from a boat that had been illegally fishing in the waters around the Galapagos Islands Marine Reserve.
This is the fifth in a series of columns on my trip to the Gal pagos Islands with KFI's Bill Handel and 100 of his friends and fans. We were getting into the routine - 6:30 a.m., time to rise and shine.
The Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) is a species of seabird of the gull family. It is found in the equatorial seas where it spends most of its time hunting on the open ocean. Its main breeding grounds is on the cliffs of the larger GalÃ¡pagos Islands, and on some of the smaller islands. It is typically found along the eastern islands where the water is warmer. It is also found in smaller numbers on Malpelo Island off the coast of Colombia. It is the only fully nocturnal seabird in...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.