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Green Iguana

Iguana iguana


Photo take on town see this iguana o the top of a wall having sun, this kind of iguana is very common on Cozumel Island but you can not fin it on the on the continent or the Yucatan Peninsula, A herbivore, it has adapted significantly with regard to locomotion and osmoregulation as a result of its diet. It grows to 1.5 m in length from head to tail, although a few specimens have grown more than 2 m with bodyweights upward of 9.1 kg


The native range of the Green Iguana extends from southern Mexico to central Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia and the Caribbean; specifically Grenada, Curaçao, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Útila. They have been introduced to Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, Hawaii, and the United States Virgin Islands.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

nice series, especially showing its long tail!

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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