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You'll never see football the same

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July 13, 2014 - The final day of the World Cup in Brazil. Our friends at Galapagos Conservation Trust have shared 8 interesting facts comparing the biggest football (soccer) event on the planet to the endemic animals that inhabit the Galapagos. See what the distance of a penalty kick means to a Galapagos Whale Shark or how long it would take a Galapagos Tortoise to walk the length of a football field. These animal facts will put a smile on your face!

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Galapagos Whale Sharks - Animal Fact - World Cup
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Galapagos Giant Tortoise - Animal Fact - World Cup
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Fernando Diez
Marketing Manager at Quasar Expeditions

Hi, I am Fernando and travel is my passion. This passion began with my first trip to the Galapagos Islands in 1986 and later became my work when I started working at Quasar Expeditions. Now the Marketing Manager for Quasar and responsible for the creation of the Patagonia Project in Chile, my passion for travel continues to grow to new and exciting destinations in South America.

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