Sunday, November 11, 2012

Plastic Galapagos Marine Iguana

Another of our fabulous line of animals from the Galapagos Islands!

Our Galapagos Marine Iguana

This exotic marine iguana is one in our series of lively and lifelike plastic animals found in the Galapagos Islands. Its realistic shape and details will be enjoyed as part of a school project, diorama, plastic animal collection, as a party favor, or gift. Our plastic Galapagos marine iguana measures 4 inches from nose to tail. Be sure to see our other iguana toys and gifts.

About the Galapagos Marine Iguana

The Galapagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) has the unusual ability to live in the sea. It dives into the water at tidepools and the water's edge to forage for algae. It is found only in the Galapagos Island chain. It is generally black to deep dark green in color to help absorb heat after returning from a dive in the cold ocean waters. An adult Galapagos marine iguana is about 2-3 feet long and is not a particularly fast runner. It is therefore vulnerable to dogs and cats which often prey on it. The marine iguana is plentiful and not considered endangered like many species in the area.

This blog is sponsored by Tapir and Friends Animal Store.

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