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Iguana verde (Green iguana/Blue diamond iguana)

Iguana iguana


They loose the blue markings when grow.

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bayucca 8 years ago
Green Iguana
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Great photo! It would be great if you added the spotting to the "Reptiles of Costa Rica" mission:

bayucca 8 years ago

I would also say young male iguana, although females might be a little bit more colorful at the beginning.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 8 years ago

Thanks a lot bayucca, I was almost sure on Green iguana but this is the first juvenile I see, so I wasn't sure. BTW, I think this is a male (due to the big and ornamented gular fold), am I right? Or does it look the same in females?

bayucca 8 years ago

Iguana iguana, juvenile. Sometimes they are also called Blue Diamond Iguana. Many juveniles have some nice blue, which they loose again when growing.

Ignacio Gamboa
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Ignacio Gamboa

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 6, 2014
Submitted on Jul 6, 2014

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