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Central American Spiny Tail Iguana

Ctenosaura similis


A scaley lizard about 18 inches long. Fox gray and black stripes.


The warm rocks of Mayan ruins in Chichen Itza Mexico

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lori.tas 9 years ago
Central American Spiny Tail Iguana
Ctenosaura similis West Coast Iguana Research

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Ariana 9 years ago

Thank you so much for all your suggestions lori.tas. Your expert advice makes my novice spotting so much more rewarding.

lori.tas 9 years ago

Some type of Ctenosaura, for sure. Probably a female because of the lack of prominent spines.

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Yucatán, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 4, 2009
Submitted on Feb 3, 2011

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