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marine iguana

Amblyrhynchus cristatus


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).

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Parroquia Bella Vista, Provincia de Galápagos, Ecuador

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


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