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Green Iguana

Iguana iguana

The Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) of Central and South America, reaches a total length of more of 2 meters. A typical adult male weigh around 4 kg while the smaller adult female typically weighs 1.2 to 3 kg. A female can produce up to 71 eggs in one clutch. The geen iguana is essentially arboreal, but lay eggs on the ground, and the hatchlings emerge for buried nests. Green iguanas are primarily herbivores.





Foto: Chr. Karantzolas