Large turtle in Otavalo, Ecuador

A young girl walks aside a large turtle.This turtle appears to be a sea turtle, which would make it out of place in the highlands of Ecuador where it was photographed. Most likely, it is kept as a pet of a tourist attraction. The famed Galapagos islands are the territory of Ecuador. The Galapagos islands are famous for their abundant wildlife, particularly sea turtles. It was at the Galapagos islands, of course, where Charles Darwin began to formulate the theory of natural selection.

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