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Mar 2, 2010 - Charles Darwin Centre

This morning we stayed on land! Our first excursion was to Santa Cruz Island where we went to the highlands to look for the giant tortoises, and lonesome George as well. What a contrast the highlands of the island were. We went from heated sand to boggy muddy green land in about 7 minutes. We stopped at the rubber boot station and kitted ourselves with rubber boots for our search of the tortoises. They are all protected and can wander where they like. As it had been raining very hard the mud was almost over our boots a lot of the time. But...

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