WAR DEPARTMENT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE JJF/ek/2B-932 WASHINGTON AG 680.25 December 9, 1942 (12-7-42)OB-P-E Subject: Protection of Wild Life in Galapagos Islands. To : Commanding General, Caribbean Defense Command, Quarry Heights, Canal Zone. 1. The Department of State has requested the War Department to bring to your attention the enclosed memorandum on the above subject prepared by the Assistant Secretary of the Smith- sonian Institution. 2. It is desired that you take appropriate action to prevent any unnecessary molestation of the wild life in the Galapagos Archipelago and to prohibit the introduction of domestic animals that may prey on the native fauna. By order of the Secretary of War: JOHN R. DAILY Adjutant General. 1 Incl. Copy of Memorandum, November 20, 1942, fm Assistant Secretary, Smithsonian Institution.