8 World Cup Facts from the Galapagos


You’ll never see football the same.

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!

Galapagos Whale Sharks - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Marine Iguana - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Giant Tortoise - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Mangrove Finch - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Waved Albatross - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Giant Tortoise - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Blue-Footed Booby - Animal Fact - World Cup

 

Galapagos Islands - Land Area Fact - World Cup

 

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