Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

marine iguana

Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Description:

A male Galápagos marine iguana is nodding frequently (see video) - probably to get the attention of a nearby female, who is not interested, however. Notice how she is lifting her tale. In the background, there is a passing Sally Lightfoot crab. These iguanas were spotted on Santiago Island (James Bay).

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

JasmineJ
Spotted by
JasmineJ

Parroquia Bella Vista, Provincia de Galápagos, Ecuador

Spotted on Nov 25, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2013

Related Spottings

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus Marine Iguana Iguana marina (Marine iguana)

Nearby Spottings

yellow warbler Magnificent Frigatebird Sea Lion Galapagos Sea Lion

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team