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Marine iguana, Galapagos

These unique marine reptiles are only found on the Galapagos islands, which lie off the coast of Ecuador in South America. They forage for food beneath the sea, gnawing the rocks covered in nutrient-rich algae. Excellent swimmers, the iguanas bask on land, storing up heat from the sun which allows them to dive for up to half an hour in the chilly Galapagos waters.  
Photo courtesy of Mattias Klum