Iguanas are one of the most popular pet lizards. They are native to Central and South America. However, iguanas require a lot of maintenance and attention. They have strict feeding and breeding requirements, can grow quite large, live a long time, and are very strong. They are also difficult to tame and can become aggressive if not handled regularly.
COMMON NAMES: Iguana, Green Iguana, American Iguana, American Iguana
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Iguana iguana
ADULT SIZE: Weighs up to 6 kilograms and measures up to 2 meters.
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 10 to 12 years in captivity, but it is not uncommon to reach 20 years of age.