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South Plazas Island, Galapagos, Ecuador; hybrid of the Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) and the Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) feeding in a Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia Cactaceae), both endemic to the Galapagos Islands, these cross bred hybrids only exist on South Plazas Island and only the hybrids are capable of climbing the cactus, the Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) has to wait for fruit to fall from the cactus in order to eat , Copyright © Matthew Meier, matthewmeierphoto.com All Rights Reserved