Nature and Food

Galapagos Tortoise

Galapagos Tortoise

Galapagos Tortoise The Galapagos tortoise or Galapagos giant tortoise are the largest living species of tortoise. Modern Galápagos tortoises can weigh up to 400 kg. Today, giant tortoises exist on only two remote archipelagos: the Galapagos Islands and Aldabra. The Galápagos tortoises are native to seven of the Galapagos Islands. With lifespans in the wild ofContinue Reading Galapagos Tortoise

Electric Eel

Electric Eel

Electric Eel The electric eel is a South American electric fish. Despite the name, it is not an eel, but rather a knifefish. The electric eel has an elongated, cylindrical body, typically growing to about 2 m in length, and 20 kg in weight, making them the largest species of the Gymnotiformes. Their coloration is dark gray-brown onContinue Reading Electric Eel

Llama

Llama

Llama The llama is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era. A full-grown llama can reach a height of 1.7 – 1.8 m at the top of the head and can weigh between 130 – 200 kg. At birth, a baby llama called cria, can weighContinue Reading Llama