The marine iguana is only found in Galapagos Islands, it has a unique ability among lizards, to live in the sea, making it a marine reptile
A nest of baby Marine Iguanas found on Santa Isabela during a tour of the island.
One of many, many Marine Iguanas we saw on Santa Cruz in the Galapagos Islands.
The marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) is an iguana found only on the Galápagos Islands that has the ability, unique among modern lizards, to live and forage in the sea, making it a marine reptile. The iguana can dive over 9 m (30 ft) into the water. It has spread to all the islands in the archipelago, and is sometimes called the Galápagos marine iguana. It mainly lives on the rocky Galápagos shore, but can also be spotted in...