Galápagos 2009 - marine and land animals
   
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Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) with a mockingbird, Espanola

 

Marine Iguana, Chinese Hat

Galápagos Marine Iguana

 

Marine Iguana

Marine Iguana

 

Galápagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus), South Plaza. There are three species of land iguanas on the Galápagos. This one is found on 6 islands. This could be a hybrid between the land and the marine iguana

Galápagos Land Iguana, South Plaza

 

Santa Fe Land Iguana (Conolophus pallidus). This is the largest land iguana species, and can grow to over 1 meter and weigh 13 kg

Santa Fe Land Iguana

 

Espanola Lava Lizard (Microlophus delanonis)

Galápagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), Floreana

 

Galápagos Tortoise

Galápagos Tortoise, Floreana

 

Santa Cruz Lava Lizard (Microlophus indefatigabilis)

Galápagos Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus), Gardner Bay, Espanola

 

Galápagos Sea Lion

Sea Lion

 

Pelican and Sea Lion

Galápagos Fur Seal (Arctocephalus galapagensis)

 

Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus), or maybe a marine-land iguana hybrid?

Mating Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

 

Green Turtle

     

Green Turle underwater - disposable underwater camera

 

Marine Iguana feeding underwater

Bryde´s Whale (Balaenoptera edeni)

 

Sally Lightfoot Crab (Grapsus grapsus)