Green Iguana Iguana iguana

Is that an Adam’s apple? Nope, it’s a dewlap! This fleshy structure may help keep iguanas cool in the heat.

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ORIGIN:
Central and South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforests and swamps

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
9-18 lbs
Length: 6 ft

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DIET:
Fruits, leaves and insects

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PREDATORS:
Birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Camouflage

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REPRODUCTION:
Lay 10-30 eggs at one time; sexually mature at 3-5 yrs

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
10-20 yrs in human care

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