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Madagascan collared iguana

Oplurus cuvieri


outside maevatanana town


The Collared iguanid lizard, Oplurus cuvieri (also Collared iguana, or Madagascan collared iguana) is an arboreal Malagasy iguana, the largest of six Oplurus species. They are found in the western tropical forests of Madagascar and on Grand Comore Island. They have a mostly carnivorous diet and their breeding is timed with the rainy season.

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Spotted on Jul 16, 2009
Submitted on Jul 15, 2012

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