Galápagos 2009 - marine and land animals

Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) with a Hood 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 galapagoensis)


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)