Crabbing a Ride


By Nancy Leigh

“The setting was very eerie,” writes Your Shot member Nancy Leigh. “In the darkness [of] an overcast early morning, there was a large gathering of black juvenile iguanas on the rocks of Punta Espinoza on Fernandina Island in the Galápagos.” While completely surrounded by iguanas, Leigh spotted a bright-red Sally Lightfoot crab climbing onto one of the lizards. “It was a delicate balance … acting fast to capture the moment while respecting their space and not disturbing either animal,” she says.

Leigh’s image was recently featured in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Original Article: Crabbing a Ride