Galapagos Iguanas Facts

  • Category:
    Reptile
  • Scientific Name:
    Conolophus subcristatus
    Conolophus pallidus (Santa Fe)
  • Length:
    Up to 120 cm (39 in)
  • Weight:
    Males up to 75kg (165 lbs)
    Females up to 35kg (75 lbs)

The land iguana is locally fairly common, inhabiting the arid zone of the islands. Hybrids with the Marine Iguana have been recorded on South Plaza but do not appear to be very long-lived. The Santa Fe Land Iguana is fairly common; confined to Santa Fe Island, inhabiting the arid zone. On Quasar Expeditions Galapagos Cruises you will have several opportunities to see these reptiles up-close.

LAND IGUANA

SANTA FE LAND IGUANA

MARINE IGUANA

PINK LAND IGUANA

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