Animal Corner Homepage
  

Wolf Island (Wenman), Galapagos

Wolf Island, also known as Wenman, was named after the German geologist Theodor Wolf. It has an area of 1.3 square kilometres (0.5 square miles) and a maximum altitude of 253 metres (830 feet). On this island, seals, frigate birds, booby birds, marine iguanas, shark, whales, dolphins and swallow-tailed gulls can be seen.

The most famous resident is the vampire finch, which feeds on the blood of the boobies and is only found on this island.

Not to be confused with:

Wolf Island (Lower Buckhorn Lake)
Wolfe Island (Ontario)

 

More Galapagos islands:


 
Copyright 2003- AnimalCorner™
Wolf Island, Galapagos Back to Galapagos Islands