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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-
dc.coverage.spatialGalapagos Islands
dc.coverage.temporal1977-03
dc.date1977-03
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:50:12Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:50:12Z
dc.identifierMGARaaaa101137
dc.identifierGarst_16506.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/54428
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia ; Phylum: Chordata ; Class: Reptilia ; Order: Squamata ; Family: Iguanidae ; Genus: Amblyrhynchus ; Genus species: Amblyrhynchus cristatus
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Identification: The marine iguana has gray to black colorations. ; Habitat: Volcanic islands, steep cliffs near ocean ; Diet: Herbivore: marine algae, seaweed ; Reproduction: Nesting occurs between January and April. One to six eggs are laid in a burrow of sand and volcanic ash and are incubated 95 days before hatching. ; Behavior: Marine iguanas are highly territorial. ; Status: Endangered ; Interesting Facts: The marine iguana is the only lizard species that depends on a marine environment. They rid themselves of excess salt by excreting it via a nasal salt gland. The only threats facing these lizards are introduced predators: hawks, owls, snakes, and crabs.
dc.publisherColorado State University Libraries
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G16506
dc.relation.ispartofWarren and Genevieve Garst Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Colorado State University
dc.rightshttp://lib.colostate.edu/wildlife/copyright.html
dc.sourceOriginal: 35 mm slide ; color
dc.subjectherptile
dc.subjectMarine iguana
dc.subjectlizard
dc.subjectreptile
dc.subject.lcshMarine iguana
dc.subject.lcshAmblyrhynchus
dc.subject.lcshIguanas
dc.subject.lcshSquamata
dc.subject.lcshReptiles
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshLizards
dc.titleGroup of marine iguanas lying on rocks
dc.typePhotograph
dc.identifier.schemaCSU Core v. 1.1


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