Green iguana

Iguana iguana

# # #

Iguana leading daily arboreal lifestyle. The largest members of this type  has more than 1.5 m in length with an average weight of 4 kg. Iguanas live on average 8 years in natural environments and about 16 years in captivity.  They breed up to 4 times a year by laying eggs.

  • Feeding

    Iguana exclusively herbivorous animals and prefer the grass, flowers and succulent young shoots of trees.

  • Habitat

    Tropical regions of the earth with a very warm, humid climate.

  • Interesting fact

    In addition to the two usual eyes iguana has a third eye on the top. With it, she can pick up movement approaching predator. And its powerful tail she uses as a weapon for self-defense.

Share:

Back