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Synonyms for iguana

large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back

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Distribution, natural history, and impacts of the introduced green iguana (Iguana iguana) in Florida.
Reptile owners, sellers, veterinarians, and staff in veterinary laboratories should be aware that green iguanas with abscesses may be infected with B.
The rodents, reptiles and amphibians up for adoption include: green anoles, geckos (common, golden, leopard and Tokay), firebelly toads, garter snakes, green iguanas, hermit crabs, long-tailed grass lizards, fancy mice, hamsters (Chinese, robo, Russian and white winter) and white tree frogs.
Prevalence of fecal shedding of Salmonella organisms among captive green iguanas and potential public health implications.
Green iguanas, adorned with spikes and claws, were once cast as dinosaurs in B- movies.
As usual the exhibition includes a section graphically illustrating man's inhumanity to the animal kingdom: live green iguanas, their feet bound are sold on a busy pavement as meat for curry and a sloth bear, its coat tattered, a look of abject futility in its eyes, sits out its days on the concrete floor of a Sri Lankan zoo.
For example, young green iguanas often move about in groups and sleep together, and crocodiles exhibit some parental care.
A GREEN iguanas are purely vegetarian, and should not be fed on any animal matter.
Over the past 18 months we have seen, or rehomed, significant numbers of green iguanas, snakes, sulcata tortoises and frogs.
At least 15 green iguanas appeared on the Caribbean island of Anguilla several weeks after Hurricane Luis and then Hurricane Marilyn thrashed by in September 1995, reports Ellen J.
DURING the past three weeks at Glasgow Zoo we have succeeded in re-homing five green iguanas, four snakes of varying species and four large tarantula spiders, two of which were unwanted pets and two stowaways on imported goods.
At Glasgow zoo, we receive several phone calls a week from the owners of pet green iguanas.
So Farmer and her colleagues began testing airflow in reptiles not as closely related to birds, including a monitor lizard and the green iguana.