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Land iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island

1,436 Galapagos land iguanas have been reintroduced to Santiago Island after being absent for almost 200 years. The release comes as part of a project to increase numbers of these endemic iguana, and as a wider initiative to restore the biodiversity of Santiago. The land iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) were transferred from North Seymour Island at the end of last year

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