Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelIsabela Island

Tortoise Breeding Center

This center was created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species such as pigs and donkeys. Giant tortoise eggs are collected and brought to the center where they are hatched and kept for five years before being released to their natural environment.

Highlights: Two of the five sub-species of the giant tortoise.
Animals: Tortoises
Difficulty: Easy
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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