The marine iguana to survive in a battle with a bunch of snakes
The chase sets of huge serpents of the marine iguana, was shot in the Galapagos Islands and is shown in a documentary program about animals Planet Earth II the BBC.
Marine iguanas are found only on the Galapagos Islands, and most of the time in the sea that is unique to modern lizards. This is largely due to the fact that the water in this lizard fewer natural enemies.
However, from time to time iguana crawls on coastal rocks, where it and waiting for Galapagos snakes.
Most of the snakes of the Galapagos Islands refers to one of two kinds: alsofis (Alsophis) or philodryas (Philodryas). Their venom is not strong enough to cause harm to humans, but it is enough that the snake could get myself a lizard for lunch.
are planning to hold the shooting on the island of Fernandina, which is part of the Galapagos archipelago, journalists BBC Planet Earth program believed that this is a common story of the rare reptiles.
However, journalists were also able to see how they are fighting for their lives. The video shows a group hunting natural predators of marine iguanas, endemic species of snakes.
The snakes lying in wait for the kids and trying to strangle them, but they are not inferior in speed and predators are able to escape.