woman photographing a land iguana in the Galapagos Islands

Land iguana

The Galapagos has two species of land iguana: Conolophus subcristatus, native to six islands, and Conolophus pallidus, found only on the island of Santa Fe. They are thought to have a common ancestor that floated out to the islands from mainland South America on rafts of vegetation.

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