A marine iguana regards the photographer in the Galapagos Islands. “Make sure you get my wig in the shot,” it seems to say.
Marine iguanas are herbivores. They’re adapted to swim through salty water and feed on algae. Special glands filter the salt out of their bloodstreams and secrete it above their noses, forming their recognizable salty wigs.
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