Galapagos iguanas for the first time in 180 years has returned to the island of Santiago (video)
This has promoted scientists.
Scientists from new Zealand’s Massey University since 2000, the year lead the project to restore the ecosystem of the island of Santiago. In this work, the island was resettled wild goats and pigs, and in 2019 it was the turn of Galapagos iguanas.
180 years later: on the island of Santiago was returned to Galapagos iguanasDuring the download an error has occurred.
Nearly 1,500 animals caught on the island of North Seymour and moved to Santiago. But first iguana spent several months in quarantine on the island of Santa Cruz.
It is noteworthy that the Galapagos iguanas were not in Santiago for over 180 years.
Scientists believe they became extinct due to invasive species. Now for the new residents of the island will observe 25 scientists and experts of the Galapagos National Park to ensure that the iguanas settled down and feel at home.
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