Sunday, September 22, 2013

Tulum: Where Iguana Reigns.


In 2010 when I visited Cancun, I have seen iguanas on the street. It was a pleasant sight. Where other countries have dogs and cats roaming the streets, Mexico has iguanas. Iguana is a genus of herbivorous lizards native to Mexico and Central America and other tropical countries.

However, in Tulum, they were everywhere. In ruins, under bushes, under trees, in plain sight, they were everywhere!

And what was I to do but take photos? Here are some of my shots.

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22 comments:

  1. Amazing photos of amazing creatures. You caught the textures so well! His tail looks like it got skinned, poor thing.

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  2. Beautiful and fascinating photos ~ carol ^_^

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  3. Great photos...really this post tells a lot about what this Island is like.

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  4. Nice shots - and fascinating! I can't even imagine seeing iguanas in the street!

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  5. They look like so many monsters. I would have been scared to see so many of them free.

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  6. Terrific captures of amazing lizard.

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  7. Lovely captures! Are they harmless?

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  8. Yikes I would freak out if I saw that many iguanas just roaming everywhere. Brave of you to capture them in film. I would be screaming every time I came across one. I should probably not go to that place hehe :D

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  9. Awesome captures of this animal!

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  10. Now THAT is up close and personal, Maria! I remember seeing iguanas while in Panama City before going through the Panama Canal. They were everywhere and freaked me out a bit!

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  11. What fabulous shots of this critter. I do like iguanas.

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  12. Great pictures - you can see why they were used as dinosaurs in old films!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  13. Great series of amazing creatures!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  14. Absolutely worth a thousand words plus in these photos!

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  15. I ran into an Iguana kept in the garage of my grandchildren's house for a vacationing friend and I thought I had one drink too many LOL.

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  16. You have taken some great photos

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  17. A fine series of these interesting animals. I like the close up images very much.

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  18. Great Iguana shots. On my last day in Tulum I looked at the ceiling of my beach bungallow (thatched roof) and there was one walking upside down! :-)

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  19. I love these photos, very sharp. Nice details!

    I loved your comment on my blog - made me chuckle. Well, I'm hoping to so from seasonal to once a week. Wish me luck!!

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  20. Like the one where he is looking directly at the camera.

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  21. That's something I've never had the delight to experience. Thanks for sharing!

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  22. That is one incredible creature. What texture!

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