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Iguanas

How to Care* for Your (Cuban) Rock Iguana

How to Care* for Your (Cuban) Rock Iguana

(photo credit BirdLife.org) Description Rock Iguanas, of the genus Cyclura, are very large (up to 4 1/2’), diurnal, terrestrial reptiles native to the Caribbean.  There are a large number of species and some hybrids that are available in the pet...

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How to Care* for Your Rhino Iguana

How to Care* for Your Rhino Iguana

Description Rhino Iguanas (Cyclura cornuta) are very large (up to 4 1/2’), diurnal, terrestrial reptiles native to the Caribbean , specifically Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Rhino Iguanas are generally dull colored gray, beige, or greenish.  Males are notable for...

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How to Care* for Your Spiny Tailed Iguana

How to Care* for Your Spiny Tailed Iguana

Description “Spiny Tailed” Iguana refers to a variety of species of desert iguana from the genus Ctenosaura.  The individual species range in size from a moderate 10” to a large 4’.  Their commonality is in their textured tails with protruding...

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How to Care* for Your Desert Iguana

How to Care* for Your Desert Iguana

(photo credit LA Zoo) Description Desert Iguanas (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) are medium-sized  (16”-18”), diurnal, heavy-bodied reptiles native to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Desert Iguanas generally have a gray to cream background color with darker gray...

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What Do I Feed My Green Iguana?

What Do I Feed My Green Iguana?

The Green Iguana (Iguana Iguana), also known as the American Iguana, is native to South America, a large arboreal reptile they are what springs to people's minds when they often see or hear about a reptile as a pet. Strangely...

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How to Care for Your Green Iguana

How to Care for Your Green Iguana

Description Green Iguanas (Iguana iguana) are huge (5-7’), diurnal, arboreal reptiles native to the sub-tropical and tropical areas of North, South and Central America.  They have also been introduced to southern Florida, where they thrive. Wild type Green Iguanas are...

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