Marine Iguanas Storming a Hill

Marine Iguanas, Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands, EcuadorActually, these marine iguanas were resting in the sun and weren’t even moving, but it looked like they were on the attack and storming that small hill on Fernandina Island in the Galapagos Islands.
Nikon D700 with Nikkor 17-35mm lens (at 17mm) ISO 400, f/16 at 1/250th of a second

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  1. Rick Derevan March 15, 2017 at 11:35 pm #


  2. Sue March 15, 2017 at 11:37 pm #

    Excellent use of the wide-angle lens. I especially like the iguana that is front and center!

  3. michael huber March 16, 2017 at 1:57 am #

    it looks like the battle has begun for the best place in town. and where to spend a short rest for the nite. )

  4. Tom March 16, 2017 at 5:31 am #

    Saw this pic and immediately thought of the old Godzilla movies. Sound effects and all. Well played, Crane, well played.

  5. mom March 16, 2017 at 7:38 am #

    OMG they are so ugly. Reminds me of feeding time for the alligators at the Naples Zoo. Their bodies look like the alligators physique, if one may call it that!

  6. Peter Butterfield March 16, 2017 at 7:43 am #

    —– Since the seas test a
    —– Cold torpor prevails slowly
    —– Yielding to Sun’s warmth .

  7. Laura Mann March 17, 2017 at 11:21 am #

    Sure wouldn’t want to be in the way of these storm troopers! Add “bravery” to your job description!

  8. Amanda D March 17, 2017 at 5:56 pm #

    Oh what a fantastic shot!! Really great perspective, love this!!