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This unique inhabitant of the Galapagos has most likely crossed your eyes before, and if not, get ready to meet one of the cutest birds! These beautiful birds live off the western coasts of Central and South America. On the Galapagos only; half of all breeding blue-footed boobies call this island their home.
All rights reserved. Blue-footed boobies are aptly named, and males take great pride in their fabulous feet. During mating rituals, male birds show off their feet to prospective mates with a high-stepping strut.
Enjoy these 11 far-out facts about these strange blue-footed birds! Blue-footed boobies are definitely a different sort of bird. The first time I saw them was in the Galapagos when I was only ten. The blue feet and quizzical looks made quite the impression, but the name was what really sold it. If you're like me and never really grew up… well, then you may still have ridiculous difficulty containing your mirth when you hear such lovely words. The boobies walk funny, whistle and honk, and make sarcastic remarks at the tourists, thus earning their name.