15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Galapagos marine iguana with a blue bead

This is a marine iguana on Las Bachas beach on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos. He is hiding behind a sand ridge. The blue bead caught in the salt crystals on his back made it special.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: COOLPIX P530
Copyright: © Michael Fox