April 24, 2006The Galápagos Islands (see map) are home to a unique array
of wildlifeand to several active volcanoes. Many of the islands'
creatures have adapted to survival in a world of fire and ash. But when
it comes to the rare giant tortoise, conservationists prefer not to take
Watch as a group of researchers rush to airlift some of
the massive reptiles off the main island of Isabela as one of its
volcanoes comes bursting to life.