Photo Essay: The Last of the Dinosaurs

Okay, so maybe the title of this blog post is stretching it juuuuuuuuuust a little. But as far as I’m concerned, these special guys are as close as I’ll ever get to seeing our prehistoric friends in real life. Enjoy.

A group of marine iguanas, sunning themselves

 

A marine iguana on the beach

Now try and tell me this land iguana doesn't resemble a dinosaur...

Stopping for a drink

Looking good for his portrait

Small-but-unique to the Galapagos, the lava lizard

This lava lizard's orange face better illustrates how they got their name

The famous giant galapagos tortoise

It doesn't get much cuter than baby giant tortoises

Two female marine iguanas fighting for a nest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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