These photos prove that the Galapagos Islands look like a different planet
The pictures taken by photographer Marcelo Krause capture nature’s unique beauty in the Ecuadorian archipelago
The petrified lava at Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island demonstrates the archipelago’s volcanic origin.
The male magnificent frigate bird has a red gular sac, which it inflates to attract a mate during mating season.
In the middle of flight, the Galapagos brown pelican plunges toward the ocean in search of fish. Its enormous beak has a pouch that serves as a fishing net, helping it capture its meal.
The Galapagos fur seals form large colonies on the rocks.
The whale shark is the largest fish on the planet, reaching up to 65.5 feet [20 m] in length. Between June and November, on the islands of Wolf and Darwin, encounters with this gigantic animal are frequent.
A school of black-striped salemas surrounds a diver near Cape Marshall on Isabela Island.
Far from the central archipelago, Wolf Island is an extinct volcano with rocky walls that reaches over 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.