Green Iguana

  • Scientific name: Iguana iguana
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Squamata
  • Family: Iguanadae
  • Genus: Iguana
  • Species: I. iguana

Fun Facts

  • Agile climbers, adult iguanas are rarely found far from trees.
  • They take refuge in water, and are good underwater swimmers.
  • Iguanas defend themselves with accurate whiplashes of their tail.
  • They can live up to 10 years.
  • They eat plants, fruits, flowers and leaves.
  • Iguanas can grow up to 6 feet in length including their tail.
Green Iguana