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Rare Pink Iguana Evaded Darwin

by Pat Coate | January 18, 2009
"Although 1986 was the year of the first sighting, our work discloses to the world the existence of this new species for the first time."
- Gabriele Gentile, study lead author

Galapagos National Park, Ecuador - When English naturalist Charles Darwin explored the Galapagos Islands in the early 1800s, he, and countless scientists since, overlooked a hefty pink iguana.

The iguana, referred to as "rosada," meaning "pink" in Spanish, has black stripes and is believed to be extremely rare.

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