Species: Marine Iguana | Location: Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands
On Fernandina, the most active and youngest volcano in the islands, visitors will find a variety of wildlife including flightless cormorants, sea lions and marine iguanas like this one. The marine iguana has the unique ability to swim underwater to search for food. This photo was taken on a trip to the Galapagos with Nat Hab.
About The Photographer
Eric's illustrious career began in Alaska in 1989, where he worked as a field researcher on many of the state’s diverse animal species, including river otters, waterfowl, moose and reindeer. He also served as the Head Naturalist at Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge in Denali National Park. Read Eric's bio to learn more about him!