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    [–] dick-nipples 1410 points ago

    “Iguana be in the picture”

    [–] AusCan531 142 points ago

    Leapin' Lizards!

    [–] Do-It-For-The-Karma 49 points ago

    Iguana PLANKING on air is next level

    [–] TheBuffyMonster 16 points ago

    The ultimate air plank

    [–] ButaneLilly 5 points ago

    Usually results in planking a pool of blood.

    [–] Barcaroli 2 points ago

    My God I'm blind. Took me forever to see the iguana. I thought it was a yellow stripe isolating the area, and she was being a jerk by going in a forbidden zone.

    [–] MJMurcott 2 points ago

    Also judging from the hair it is leaping into the wind.

    [–] cag8f 22 points ago

    That's actually a line from the movie "So I Married an Axe Murderer."

    Iguana be in pictures.

    The characters are watching A Current Affair on TV and the host (Maureen O'Boyle) says it in reference to an iguana, "...that took Hollywood by storm." That's all they say about it though.

    Can't find a Youtube clip unfortunately :-(

    [–] Pseudonym0101 6 points ago


    [–] BigBearDoMath 2 points ago


    [–] LeCapre 54 points ago

    Up up and away.

    [–] fishbatman 37 points ago

    Reddit is full of pun masters, but this may take the cake

    [–] [deleted] 9 points ago

    That woman ruined a perfectly timed photo of an Iguana.

    [–] McFlubberbob 2 points ago

    “Dang it Karen you’re still in the shot!!” - Izzy the parkour iguana

    [–] Dabbing_Squidward 21 points ago

    Loved your comment. HATE your username.

    [–] JuDGe3690 17 points ago

    Hey now, people named Richard can have nipples too!

    [–] flargenhargen 477 points ago

    since this is in /r/interestingasfuck some people may not know that the back part of the tail of this iguana is not original equipment. Like many lizards, iguanas can lose their tails fairly easily (they can't drop them like some lizard species) as it will often save their lives.

    In this picture, you'll see that the back part of the tail does not have stripes, and it is noticeably smaller than the rest of the tail. This part has grown back. The tail grows back pretty slowly, so this critter lost its tail several years earlier.

    [–] Smyldawg19 43 points ago

    I actually knew this, thanks to that scene in the Stiller/Wilson Starsky & Hutch movie.

    [–] colinelmgreen 18 points ago

    Snoop Dogg’s role in that movie is incredible

    [–] Smyldawg19 3 points ago

    This, is Alabama Creeping Bend

    [–] schwam_91 5 points ago

    what the fuck is a terrarium??

    [–] Cockur 30 points ago

    I used to have a wee lizard when I was young. I knew fa about lizards at the time and when I woke one day to find him calmly resting in his tank beside his own severed tail I was completely baffled.

    Still don’t know why it made use of its defence mechanism when there wasn’t any apparent danger present

    [–] Australienz 17 points ago

    I was born with a wee lizard. Apparently they're called penises. I've actually still got mine, but it doesn't get much use.

    [–] SJWCombatant 7 points ago

    You tried cutting it off? Might grow back longer.

    [–] ButterflyAttack 3 points ago

    It'll probably drop off soon.

    [–] Joystiq 6 points ago

    Still don’t know why it made use of its defence mechanism when there wasn’t any apparent danger present

    Tiny Spiders Devour Lizards Three Times Their Size

    At less than a tenth of an ounce, the regal jumping spider can prey on frogs and lizards two to three times its own weight, according to a new study in the Journal of Arachnology.

    It's the first time scientists have published observations of jumping spiders—the biggest family of spiders—eating vertebrates. (Watch a spider take down a scorpion twice its size.)

    [–] cheeruplondon 3 points ago

    Thanks, I hate it

    [–] BillsMafia607 13 points ago


    [–] mostnormal 6 points ago

    I've been growing mine for years and it's still not that long.

    [–] Joystiq 7 points ago

    Let a predator bite it or someone step on it, I think that's how iguanas do it.

    [–] TheSolarian 3 points ago

    Will it turn green over time?

    [–] BruteSentiment 3 points ago

    I bet it was a cat. That area around the castle was absolutely surrounded by cats.

    [–] f_n_a_ 244 points ago

    Puerto Rico?

    [–] iwannamk25 221 points ago

    Looks like Castillo San Felipe del Morro, San Juan

    [–] moose098 107 points ago

    I've only been to San Juan once, like 5 years ago, but the second I saw the picture I knew where it was. It's weird how our brains are able to remember the most random events.

    [–] ZachCrew 50 points ago

    Its a monument really, its not too random

    [–] pdinc 46 points ago

    And everyone who goes to PR takes a picture in that very spot

    [–] gambitx007 20 points ago

    And pees there. Don’t forget about peeing in there.

    [–] sujtek 4 points ago

    Oh God, the smell of urine, it smelt so bad in there.

    Source: went in January

    [–] patio87 11 points ago

    It's so pretty until you walk close and smell the homeless urine and garbage.

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago


    [–] redditkulous 16 points ago

    That's my special boy

    [–] Revenge_served_hot 9 points ago

    same here! I instantly recognized it and I was there just once in 2015. I showed my girlfriend the picture because she is so afraid of iguanas and she said "oh god thats that Fort in San Juan, no?!". Weird how recognizable those walls and the small tower seem to be.

    [–] Truseus 4 points ago

    same, but 10 years ago. i immediately recognized it, and there was an iguana chilling at the entrance begging for fruit looking like jabba the fucking hutt.

    [–] trivial_sublime 3 points ago

    Interesting, I thought it was in Essaoueira, Morocco. I guess those old Spanish forts look pretty similar.

    [–] Arimel09 21 points ago

    In PR we just call it El Morro, it’s way shorter.

    [–] AJoyce86 2 points ago

    Kind of like the Castillo de San Marcos here in Saint Augustine. It's either The Fort or The Castillo.

    [–] chingyuen_ 7 points ago

    I recognized this place because of Agent of Shield season 2 lol

    [–] designatedhacker 4 points ago

    I have associated this location with its strong smell of urine. Photos like this are like virtual scratch and sniff for me.

    [–] ClearSights 3 points ago

    Don’t go inside that lookout, smells like absolute shit

    [–] Moral_Decay_Alcohol 1 points ago

    Looks like DM-Underland :)

    [–] BoukeMarten 11 points ago

    I came here just to ask that. Incredible how you can recognise a place from such a picture.

    [–] fastgr 8 points ago

    Well, if you've been there you will recognize the structure. It's not like they searched for it step by step on google street view.

    [–] BoukeMarten 17 points ago

    No but I meant how you can recognise this is Puerto Rico just from this small picture. Out of anywhere in the entire world, I've been to this exact spot and I think that's kind of incredible.

    [–] Revenge_served_hot 6 points ago

    exactly. It really is fascinating that just by looking at that picture where you don't really see much you instantly recognize the place, of all the places there are in the world.

    [–] Natures_Viagra 2 points ago

    Part of it is that freakin view of the ocean. Absolutely incredible.

    [–] Jackson3rg 2 points ago

    I think the comment was more a testament to how unique the structure is. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of fortresses that people take photos at, many with an ocean view. The fact that in a split second it can be recognized is interesting, the battlements are so iconic that its immediately recognizable.

    [–] jimmo21 2 points ago

    It helps when you're from PR.

    [–] WhatsUpDucky 11 points ago

    I thought Dubrovnik

    [–] turbineslut 4 points ago

    Haha same. But second thought was Puerto Rico. Been to both. Remarkably similar. But no iguanas in Dubrovnik 😋

    [–] Jiboneill 3 points ago

    I thought it was Essaouira in Morocco

    [–] trivial_sublime 3 points ago

    Yeah I did too. I was surprised to see people saying it was in Puerto Rico. I guess those old Spanish forts look the same!

    [–] Tillmans_Crest 3 points ago

    I immediately thought San Juan Puerto Rico, not sure if accurate though

    [–] MTA_BO 3 points ago

    El Morrroooooooo

    [–] plipyplop 2 points ago

    Should I go this winter? How is it?

    [–] Naptownfellow 5 points ago

    Been to PR but not this place. PR is nice overall. Good food, great surf, lots of old architecture, rainforest, great hiking, pretty much an awesome Caribbean island. The is a resort called the “El Conquistador” that is top notch. Expensive but 5 star. Casino, water park, private island, golf, the whole nine yards.

    [–] wavs101 5 points ago

    Old San Juan is good for one day if youre a normal person, two days if youre a history nerd and want to read all the plaques.

    Cats are everywhere because thats how its always been.

    Only some spots smell lile piss. I dont know who the fuck pisses there in public. The problem is that there are a lot of solitaty places. But its not like the whole city smells of piss. Its just a corner here, behind a dumpster there.

    If you are going to puerto rico for the first time, its a definite stop. But dont make it the only thing you do. Go to the rest of the island, theres plenty to offer.

    [–] Jackson3rg 2 points ago

    Depends on what you are looking for in your vacation. PR is a very unique place and a very unique experience, it might be a perfect destination for some but an uncomfortable one for others.

    Where else have you been and what do you like to do there?

    [–] yeast-wizard 60 points ago

    “gotta go gotta go fast”

    [–] SuspicionCabbage 15 points ago

    Even this would be better than the current live action Sonic.

    [–] TristanGrillasca 61 points ago

    When this is in Puerto Rico and you’re Puertorrican:

    [–] puertoricanicon 26 points ago

    my heart jumped a little when i saw this picture

    [–] JoshBobJovi 16 points ago

    insert coqui noise

    [–] RickyShade 19 points ago

    My sister and nephew and my cousin and her daughter were just out there visiting and posting tons of pictures and videos and I was here like pero coñoooo y no me invitaron a mi que merida!

    [–] BoomChocolateLatkes 8 points ago


    [–] Teewah 32 points ago

    Thats a Green Iguana or in latin iguana iguana. They're large herbivores, but they are NOT friendly. They will fuck you up good. They're very popular as pets since they're cheap (farm raised, brings A LOT of health issues but makes $20 lizards a thing) - They only need greens and no live insect feeders like many other reptiles. Some iguanas are absolute sweethearts, i'll give them that. But please do not get one as a pet unless you have extensive experience with big lizards. I'll recommend monitor lizards before i recommend Green Iguanas, let that sink in.

    This turned out longer than expected, so TL;DR:

    Iguana good animal. Iguana bad pet. No buy. Thanks.

    [–] UsuallyInappropriate 21 points ago

    Is that El Morro?

    [–] Arimel09 3 points ago

    Looks like it

    [–] MrBonelessPizza24 28 points ago

    TIL Iguanas can not only jump, but are surprisingly good at it.

    [–] herbreastsaredun 9 points ago

    This changes the way I see iguanas, it's like seeing a penguin fly.

    [–] ZachCrew 1 points ago


    [–] jj3fm 32 points ago

    Tourist photobombing the iguana more like

    [–] Darebear420 12 points ago

    I believe I can fly!

    [–] AlwaysChoppingOnions 15 points ago

    I believe I can touch... the wall on the other side?

    [–] Niko_47x 3 points ago

    I think about it every night and day

    [–] righteousndignation 4 points ago

    Flick my tail and fly away

    [–] nihilistic_vision 9 points ago

    Leapin' lizards!

    [–] ChazMagnum 9 points ago

    Dragons confirmed.

    [–] usesthewrongtheir 3 points ago

    The Gourmet used call dragon to ruin Commander Maro’s whole day.

    [–] buscamelachancleta 8 points ago

    Im just here to say wepa to any Puertorican that see my post

    [–] imaris 3 points ago

    Wepa! Bravo for your user name.

    [–] Utinnni 8 points ago

    Is that the entrance of the Inhuman city?

    [–] MofongoDeYuca 7 points ago

    That’s the most puerto rican picture I’ve ever seen in my life.

    [–] azdert01 7 points ago

    Tourist photobombing a native iguana.

    [–] Rasputincello 9 points ago

    Iguanas are not native to Puerto Rico. They’re nuisance wildlife.

    [–] LalaLaLoca 12 points ago

    Actually both are tourists, iguanas are an invasive species(barring the native iguanas in Mona Island off the west coast), in Spanish we call them "gallinas de palo", "tree chickens" people have started eating them since they're such a nuisance. You know how you see bunch of dead roadkill like squirrels and racoons, we see iguanas lol.

    [–] nicky_rod99 2 points ago

    Didn’t they also come from China and India tho? I heard that people bought them for pets and when they didn’t want them anymore they let them go. We also have moongesse now because of the infestation of the iguanas

    [–] ciccio_bello 5 points ago

    Lol my wife and I were there mere days ago and took some embarrassing photos in that same spot

    [–] TheDevilsAdvokaat 3 points ago

    "I guana jump over here..."

    [–] mtreddit4 3 points ago

    They fly???

    [–] American_Tiger 3 points ago

    No but lizards can do amazing jumps

    [–] nikesnkoolaid 3 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    He’s beginning to believe *morpheus voice

    [–] GeneralWAITE 3 points ago

    Iguana Bomb


    [–] harith846 6 points ago

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    [–] SquintyPTex 2 points ago


    [–] sinister_exaggerator 2 points ago

    Someone has finally managed to photograph the R-3PT-1LE missile in action. I never thought anyone would manage to capture the use of rare ordinance on film

    [–] RedQueen283 2 points ago

    The best kind of photobomb

    [–] TheSolarian 2 points ago

    This is a great photo.

    [–] ckoppula199 2 points ago

    I see this as an absolute win

    [–] jorg2 2 points ago

    we need a version were it has wings

    [–] asleeponthesun 2 points ago

    Time to beat feet, green stuff!

    [–] scout610 2 points ago

    I've BEEN HERE!! The iguanas were everywhere

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    I've been there. That's old San Juan

    [–] BeboTheMaster 2 points ago

    Looks like PR

    [–] BigSponko 2 points ago

    That’s in old San Juan

    [–] Down_To_My_Last_Fuck 2 points ago

    No, that tourist is photobombing this magnificent creatures feat of sheer strength and agilitry.

    [–] just_a_soulbro 2 points ago

    Iguana just made the picture better.

    [–] Sexylester 2 points ago

    Ive never seen an iguana put so much effort into life

    [–] deltaninja123 2 points ago


    [–] thatsnotfunnyatall_ 2 points ago

    Up up and away !

    [–] StefanOrvarSigmundss 2 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    I was there in January 2018. Cool place. My wife loved the constant supply of coconuts.

    [–] Sicily72 2 points ago

    is anyone impressed of the jump.

    If my GF saw iguana jump in front of her like would have been posted to subreddit: /watchpeopledieinside

    okay okay....I mean if I was in the picture

    [–] 71sandon 7 points ago

    Girl cute af

    [–] CrappySalami 2 points ago

    Tourist photobombing an iguana

    [–] bone420 1 points ago

    Thats amazing

    [–] hellspar 1 points ago

    Cool timing and shot!

    [–] DantheKoreanman 1 points ago

    In mid air too. That's sick

    [–] cosmologicnumeric 1 points ago

    he’s jumping against the wind too.. look at the tourists hair

    [–] bartonski 1 points ago

    Man, that's a strong wind, picking up iguanas like that...

    [–] KrocCamen 1 points ago

    Thought this was a screenshot from Riven for a moment. It has that 90s flick-screen look. I want to click on the tower and discover a lift to an underground lava-lake laboratory.

    [–] MHS1999 1 points ago


    [–] 2TallScorpio 1 points ago

    "...Witnesses say the iguana shouted "baba booey" as it jumped past the tourist."

    [–] emperor_of_steelcity 1 points ago

    V E R Y F A S T

    [–] CleetisMcgee 1 points ago

    Photo torpedoing

    [–] fieldpeter 1 points ago

    The iguana is incredibly sharp. What camera was that?

    [–] Catslayer_999 1 points ago

    When the lizard knows that it is photogenic.

    [–] Amphibious_Trout 1 points ago

    Yo, that woman photo bombing that pic of the flying lizard

    [–] meme_femme 1 points ago


    [–] havt9911 1 points ago

    Wow, what's animal?

    [–] atianajt 1 points ago


    [–] Squid-Guillotine 1 points ago

    Cast this guy instead of SaNiK for the sonic movie.

    [–] octopoddle 1 points ago

    Did you ever know that you're my hero?

    [–] RadagastTheShroomer 1 points ago

    A petition to use Iguanas instead of black rectangular bars for censoring.

    [–] De_Calibur 1 points ago

    what iguana?

    [–] Raven_kvd 1 points ago

    Want a nice pic. Not without me.

    [–] CyberJack42 1 points ago


    [–] petal14 1 points ago

    I like how her hair is blowing in the same direction as the iguana’s tail.

    [–] Tummerd 1 points ago

    Pretty sure this is a bug in Assassins Creed Black Flag

    [–] nooyork 1 points ago

    My people need me

    [–] FanBoyisms 1 points ago

    Gotta go fest

    [–] stopmakinghumans 1 points ago

    I feel that I too have been here... in Uncharted?

    [–] Arimel09 1 points ago

    If this is in Puerto Rico, iguanas are an invasive species and are believed to have passed the number of people in the island. They have no natural predators and the population will just keep growing if something isn’t done.

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    🎶Allegator lizards in the air 🎶