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Green Iguana (male)

Iguana iguana

Description:

The Green Iguana or Common Iguana (Iguana iguana) is a large, arboreal herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana native to Central and South America. The green iguana ranges over a large geographic area, from southern Brazil and Paraguay to as far north as Mexico and the Caribbean Islands; and in the United States as feral populations in South Florida (including the Florida Keys), Hawaii, and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

Notes:

Palo Verde National Park, Tampisque River, Costa Rica

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5 Comments

AnnalisaD
AnnalisaD 9 years ago

Oh wow....Thanks KarenL! Lovely to see this guy in the wild :)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Congratulations Annalisa, this great spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog today! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/2941265...

AnnalisaD
AnnalisaD 10 years ago

Thanks Dilek :)

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 10 years ago

Wowww! Annalisa this is AMAZING!

AnnalisaD
AnnalisaD 10 years ago

Forgot to add male iguanas turn a bright orange during mating season....it's really interesting to see these guys in action in the wild.

AnnalisaD
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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 1, 2011
Submitted on Dec 31, 2011

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