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Black Spiny-tailed Iguana

Ctenosaura similis


Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica


The guy lives under a deck next to a resort pool. I see this species everywhere here, however, this is one of the most impressive in color and size.

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LarryGraziano 10 years ago

They are prolific here Emma. However, if you go north to Nicaragua there are very few. They have been used as a food source.

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Hema Shah 10 years ago

nature never ceases to amaze! very fascinating creature!

LarryGraziano 10 years ago

thank you Ann

AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Certainly impressive!

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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