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Green Iguana (male)

Iguana iguana


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.


Palo Verde National Park, Tampisque River, Costa Rica

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AnnalisaD 9 years ago

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

KarenL 9 years ago

Congratulations Annalisa, this great spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog today!

AnnalisaD 10 years ago

Thanks Dilek :)

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 10 years ago

Wowww! Annalisa this is AMAZING!

AnnalisaD 10 years ago

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

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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


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