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Cactus Revegetation, South Plaza Island

Cactus Revegetation, South Plaza Island

The native tree cacti had been decimated by goats. The goats were eradicated in the 1990s, and cacti are being replanted. The enclosures are to protect the cactus seedlings from the land iguanas until big enough to fend for themselves.

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Photo taken @ Puerto Ayora on 2 October 2018 (© Anita363 / Flickr)

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 revegetation, reforestation, restoration, cactus, opuntia echios, opuntia, ecosystem, south plaza island, plaza sur, santa cruz, isla santa cruz, galápagos, galapagos, ecuador
 

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