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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Galapagos marine iguana getting rid of extra salt ingested during feeding underwater.

After several hours feeding underwater, a marine Galapagos iguana has swallowed a lot of salt water. They get rid of the extra salt by "sneezing it" out of their nostrils while they bask in the sun.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Galapagos Island., Ecuador
Camera: DSC-R1
Copyright: © Carlos de la Rosa