John W. Merck, Jr.

Punta Suarez, our first stop on Española, was like Galápagos concentrate. We stepped off of the dingies and were immediately confronted by classic Galápagos wildlife, including mockingbirds, sally-lightfoot crabs, sea lions, and marine iguanas. Out came the cameras, and for about half an hour we wandered aimlessly, snapping pictures. Here, Merck gets familiar with marine iguanas.

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