Published by Jeremy. Last Updated on March 11, 2021.
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It is hard work being a Galapagos animal.
Inhabitants of one of the most protected island chains in the world truly have a lot on their plate. Natural predators are in abundance thanks to the conservation effort, food sources are plentiful so it is easy to get full at will, and there are always throngs of tourists to entertain each and every day.
You think your job is rough? These 17 animals from the Galapagos beg to differ.
The Sea Lions Who Entertain Tourists All Day
You think showing off to tourists is easy?
We trained years for this!
Okay, fine. Smile for the close-up.
All this PR makes us hungry. I can haz fish?
C'mon dude, give me the fish.
That's it, I'm done.
I can't find a pillow. This rock will do.
The bus is late everyone, take five.
I just… I just can't.
The Iguanas Who Just Can't Be Bothered
This is the best spot. Seriously, the best.
I looovvveee this beach.
I'm done. Maybe tomorrow.
The Tortoises Who Moved Just a Few Feet Too Much
This is the only thing I'll get out of bed for
What do you mean the food isn't coming to me?!
That's it. I'm out. Definitely tomorrow.
Eating is just too much hard work.
..and Finally, A Few Bonus Boobies
They haven't had a bad week. They're boobies, after all.
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About the Author: Jeremy is a full-time travel writer based in Pittsburgh and primary author of this site. He has been to 70+ countries on five continents and seeks out new food, adventure activities, and off-the-beaten-path experiences wherever he travels.