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Fiji Banded Iguana

Brachylophus fasciatus

Description:

Sexually dimorphic, males have two or three white or pale-blue bands 2 centimetres (0.79 in) wide crossing their emerald green background with a pattern of spots and stripes on the nuchal region. Females, on the other hand, are solid green with occasional spotting or partial bands. Both sexes have a yellow underside. Fiji banded iguanas reach 60 centimetres (24 in) in length when measured from snout to tail tip and bodyweights of up to 200 grams (0.44 lb). The crests of these iguanas are very short reaching a length of 0.5 centimetres (0.20 in).

Habitat:

This pair were found at Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa, OK, USA.

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2 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Brilliant.. Very handsome fella.. Stunning.. I love this series.

JenniferRoge
JenniferRoge 7 years ago

I love that face!!

KimLomman
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KimLomman

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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