The funny name almost matches these creatures' funny look. Blue-footed boobies are most easily recognized by their signature feet. The birds' mating ritual is also an entertaining affair, as males lift their feet up and down in a strutting display for the females.
Interestingly, the blueness of their feet is also an indicator of a bird's health, since the color comes from pigments obtained from a diet of fresh fish.
They are not found exclusively on the Galapagos Islands, but about half of the world's population breeds there.