15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Marine iguana among roots staring at camera

A marine iguana is lying in dappled sunlight among rocks, leaves and moss-covered tree roots. It has a scaly black skin with brown and green patches and is in the middle of the frame staring straight at the camera. Shot with a Nikon D810 in the Galapagos islands in Ecuador in January 2016.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Nick Dale