Blue-footed boobies and other notorious birds June 12th 2010 The Galapagos islands are not only famous for tortoises, sea turtles and marine life but they are also a great place to watch birds. The most notorious bird on Galapagos is the blue-footed boobie and yes, it's feet are really blue. In fact, the bluer the feet of the male boobie, the more interested the female boobies would be in choosing this male as a potential mating partner.
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South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Española Island The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more