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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

The remote Galápagos Islands host many species found nowhere else on Earth, making it one of the world’s best tourist spots for wildlife viewing. Yet land tourism seems to be hurting the Galápagos. Unlike cruises, land tourism is lightly regulated and oftentimes tourists will break the rules by touching the islands’ famous wildlife, such as the giant tortoises or iguanas. Additionally, scientists believe that if a tourist walks among Galápagos penguins and their young, the animals might experience a sort of stress which may prevent them from parenting adequately.

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