Definition of marine iguana in English:

marine iguana

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noun

A large lizard with webbed feet, native to the Galapagos Islands, which swims strongly and is the only marine lizard.
  • Amblyrhynchus cristatus, family Iguanidae
More example sentences
  • This past year, I decided to return to the Galapagos for an intense four-month photo session among old friends such as giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and blue-footed boobies.
  • The tortoises, marine iguanas and land iguanas on the Galapagos Islands, studied by Charles Darwin, provide some of the most striking examples.
  • Another example of likely feedback of social interactions onto circulating hormone levels comes from Galapagos marine iguanas.

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