Aldabra


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Aldabra

(ælˈdæbrə)
n
(Placename) an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965–76); now administratively part of the Seychelles
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She then set about a doctorate specialising in marine algae that took ten years to complete in between expeditions to far-flung spots such as Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, and the Galapagos Islands.
According to the report, "three World Heritage-listed  coral reefs - the Aldabra Atoll in the Indian Ocean, the Belize Barrier Reef in the Atlantic, and Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the biggest on Earth - have been affected by 'devastating' bleaching events over the last three years," said the IUCN report.
A little island nation such as Palau and Kiribati in the Cook Islands, and Aldabra that's a part of the Seychelles, they actually are small bits of land in a big ocean.
Special focus is on the Island Conservation Society's Tortoise Sanctuary, which stewards a local population of approximately 150 giant Aldabra tortoises.
Spencer arranged for a guest of honour comprising of Aldabra tortoises, the second largest species in the world.
According to court records, Gaskin received two parking tickets in Portland in fall 2015, but both are outstanding and were "returned to sender" as recently as July 2016 because Gaskin's address on Aldabra Street in Eugene no longer is valid.
I have enjoyed visiting Madagascar, Aldabra, Eritrea, the Darien Gap, Sumatra, Myanmar, but most of all a host of small islands scattered across the Baltic, Atlantic, Mediterranean, Gulf, India and Sri Lanka.
You'll find palm trees on which the largest nuts in the world grow, and Aldabra giant tortoises.
Demographic characteristics of selected epinepheline groupers (Family: Serranidae; Subfamily; Epinephelinae) from Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles.
Oldest known age (years), by species Aldabra tortoise * 152 Human * 122.
The egg dimensions observed in this study were similar to those described in other isolated populations such as Cocos-Keeling Islands and the Aldabra Atoll (Table 2).
Of all the animals, the giant tortoises from Aldabra were the most human-like.