Posts on Biology


May 9, 2014 8:45 pm

Day 10: The wonders of Los Tunules

A day of rain, sun, snorkeling, science, and adventure! We arrived at…


May 9, 2014 9:05 am

Day 9: Tortoises, snorkeling and body surfing!

Trip to the Tortoise Breeding Center and an afternoon of body surfing!…


May 7, 2014 10:06 pm

Day 8: Tour-tuga

We began our overcast Wednesday with a harried chiva ride to the…


May 6, 2014 10:07 pm

Day 7: The wall of tears (and sweat)

Today started off bright and early with breakfast in our homestays followed…


May 5, 2014 10:40 pm

Day 6: Waves, and waves of data

Today we analyzed our marine iguana data and went out for a…


May 4, 2014 10:46 pm

Day 5: Marine iguanas of Tintoreras

Today, our species of interest was the marine iguana, Amblyrhnchus cristatis. This…


May 3, 2014 11:01 pm

Day 4: Beach day!

Today began bright and early with breakfast with our host families. We…


May 2, 2014 9:00 pm

Day 3: Puerto Villamil and IOI!

Today we made the trip from Santa Cruz to Isabela, where we…


May 2, 2014 8:34 pm

Day 2: Geology of Bartolomé and snorkeling at Sullivan Bay

Today’s adventures included observing the geological makeup of the island of Bartolomé,…


May 1, 2014 11:54 pm

Day 2: Surprising species behavior on land and sea around South Plazas Island

On our trip to Plazas Island we were able to see numerous…