Lava Lizards of the Galapagos Islands

Story and photos by Kevin S. Abel Galapagos Lava Lizards (Microlophus albemariensis) are the most abundant reptile on the Galapagos Islands. Lava Lizards have attitude and like most of the Galapagos animals, they have a relative lack of fear of humans and can be observed quite closely. There are 7 different species of Lava Lizard on …

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A Crack in Time

Est. 1001 A.D. (Approximately) Story and photos by Kevin S. Abel A visit to Crack-in-the-Ground near Bend is like traveling back in time to Oregon's volcanic past. BOOM! For more than a millennium, Oregon's Crack-in-the-Ground has served as a majestic memento of its explosive past. Across eons, earthquakes and volcanos have split and splintered the …

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