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Galápagos Islands - The Garden of Eden

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Situated exactly on the Equator, off the coast of Ecuador, the nineteen volcanic islands constitute a natural environment that is unique in the world. Among the many animals which live on the archipelago are primaeval-looking lizards, giant turtles and about thirty species of native birds. Since the islands are exposed to different ocean currents in the course of the years, the plant and animal life 15 full of contrast.

on this subject: The Galápagos islands in the World Heritage

Place/region: Galapagos islands, Ecuador, Latin America
Series: Treasures of the World Heritage of Mankind
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Wolfgang Katzke
Participant: Holger Schüppel, Isabelle Allgeirer, Rolf Móltgen
Producer: Arno Hefner, Ralf Nolting Sponsor: 16:9 Action Plan of the European Union; UNESCO WHC
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Rights: ZDF Südwestfunk; UNESCO WHC

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