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A land iguana on North Seymour Island. Land iguanas, fewer than the ubiquitous marine iguanas, are much bigger and are found mostly on Plazas and North Seymour Islands.

The absence of major predators has rendered the exotic creatures of Galapagos fearless, so much so that they are quite at ease with humans clicking away at touching distance. Text and photographs by SUDHA MAHALINGAM


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The Galapagos Islands are the most incredible lnviig museum of evolutionary changes, with a huge variety of exotic species (birds, land and sea animals, plants) and landscapes not seen anywhere else.[]
from:  Marie
Posted on: May 11, 2013 at 19:04 IST
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