In the remotest corners of the world, undisturbed by human development, indigenous wildlife thrives on unspoiled islands. The Galápagos Islands have long been lauded for biodiversity and endemism. But there are lesser known outposts, often thousands of miles away from inhabited areas, profuse with wildlife.
Colonies of penguins and seals, strongholds of puffins and albatrosses, mighty bears, howler monkeys and rich marine life are teeming on these islands and the surrounding waters. Those who venture out to them are rewarded with remarkable vistas and exclusivity to encounter rare species. Here are some of the world's wildest islands.