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Scientists help Charles Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos Islands combat deadly maggots

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Which nest is best to eliminate a blood-sucking pest? Scientists seeking to help endangered Galapagos Islands birds survive a deadly parasitic threat put that question to the test. Researchers on Monday described a new method to assist Darwin’s finches in combating the larvae of…

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder, medically evacuated from Galapagos Islands

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos required emergency surgery for kidney stones while vacationing near the Galapagos Islands during New Years Day, according to a translated press release from the Ecuadorian navy. ABC reported that Bezos, 49, had been vacationing when he became ill Wednesday. According to the navy press release, Bezos…