National Geographic News: Galapagos

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Though only a foot-and-a-half (45 centimeters) long, and weighing about five pounds (2.25 kilograms), Galapagos penguins, like these spotted on Tagos Cove, can swim 25 miles (40 kilometers) an hour.

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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