National Geographic News: Galapagos

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Photographer Mattias Klum caught a close-up of this sea lion when the pup approached him and nibbled on his camera gear. Because they are so isolated, animals in the Galapagos display almost no fear of humans, says writer Matthew Chapman.

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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