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The Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) is an iguana found only on the Galapagos Islands.

 

It has an ability, unique among modern lizards, which is to live and forage in the sea.

 

These lizards are usually black in color and are equipped with special salt glands to shed off the extra salt content from the food they eat.

 

They thrive on marine foods like algae and sea weeds.

 

The Galápagos Fur Seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) is endemic to the Galápagos Islands, like most species found here, meaning you will not find them anywhere else in the world.

 

The are generally found sunning themeslves on rocky outcroppings, rather than on sandy beaches.

 

Photo: Fernandina Island, Galapagos

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Taken on August 25, 2012