Wolf Island

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:

Baltra (South Seymour)
Daphne Major
Darwin (Culpepper)
Espanola (Hood)
Fernandina (Narborough)
Floreana (Charles or Santa María)
Genovesa Island (Tower)
Isabela (Albemarle)
Marchena (Bindloe)
North Seymour
Pinta (Abingdon)
Pinzon (Duncan)
Rabida (Jervis)
San Cristobal (Chatham)
Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)
Santa Fe (Barrington)
Santiago (San Salvador, James)
South Plaza
Wolf (Wenman)