Photo of the Day 17 November 2008


Crested Iguana, Yaduataba Island, Fiji Islands, 2003
Photograph by Tim Laman
A rare Fijian crested iguana surveys his surroundings from a tree on Yaduataba Island, one of the 333 islands making up Fiji. Discovered by outsiders in 1979, the crested iguana’s numbers are rapidly dwindling due to the brisk spread of introduced species, such as feral cats and black rats.