National Geographic News: Galapagos

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A masked booby tends to its nest. Masked boobies lay two eggs, five days apart, but only one survives due to fratricide.

In Traveler magazines April issue, writer Matthew Chapman, a direct descendant of Charles Darwin, explores the Galápagos Islands to find out what might become of this remote animal sanctuary—where his great-great-grandfathers theory of evolution first took root—in light of modern pressures.
Text by Heather Morgan, Photograph by Mattias Klum
 
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