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Galapagos: the marine iguanas (3/7)

Galapagos: the marine iguanas (3/7)

Some of the most remarkable creatures encountered by Darwin on the Galápagos were its iguanas. He was particularly fascinated by the marine variety, though it was far from flattering. Darwin wrote that they were “hideous-looking creatures “of a dirty, black colour, stupid and sluggish in their movements.” He did concede, however, that they were strong[…]

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