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Morning Clouds Over Conata Road
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Heart-shaped flower cluster drenched in morning dew.
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Urban Dusk
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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Giddyup, Partner

A lava lizard hitches a ride atop a marine iguana on Fernandina Island, Galápagos. Witnessing the mutualistic relationship between the two reptiles was truly magical!

This photo won the Readers' Choice award of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 winners and finalists here.

TAGS: Dinosaur, Ecuador, Galapagos, Iguana, Lizard, Reptile

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Mount Tremper, New York, United States of America
Member since 2018
Awards
Photo of the Day: 11.30.18 Editors' Pick Finalist Readers Choice Winner
Photo Information
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© Carla Rhodes.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 22492
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 531mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Punta Espinoza, Fernandina, Galapagos, Ecuador