Tag: Reptiles and Amphibians

Iguana Life and Breeding Habits

Green iguanas (Iguana iguana) are a reptile species that is found throughout much of Central and South America and in the Caribbean. This tropical creature does well in hot, humid areas, so it should be no surprise that colonies of iguanas that have descended from escaped pets are actually thriving in parts of Florida, too. [Continue]

Interesting Information about Green Iguanas

Green iguanas are a type of reptile commonly found in all parts of Central and South America, from Mexixo to Brazil and even over on the Caribbean Islands. There is no proof that the creature is endangered, although it is very often hunted for food.  The green iguana is a delicacy in some cultures, especially [Continue]

Iguanas – What are They?

Iguanas are a type of lizard.  They are one of the most popular of the so-called exotic pets today. In fact, you can easily find iguanas at most pet shops for a fairly low price. The iguanas that are sold in these pet shops are usually very young juveniles. People see them and think that [Continue]

Tips for Habitats for Large Iguanas

Image via Wikipedia If you have a growing iguana, you may find that you need to construct a custom reptile cage for it. Adult iguanas get very big, so you’ll want to look around your house to find a convenient spot. You may want to build outside, or it may be easier for you to [Continue]

What To Expect With an Iguana as Pet

There are thousands of people who keep pet iguanas in their homes, but it’s only recently that there’s been much information available on proper care of these fascinating pets.  Of course reputable pet stores will give good information on care, but there are some stores that will give bad or incomplete information so that they [Continue]

How to Take Care of a Green Iguana

When we talk about pet iguanas, we’re usually talking about the most common species, Iguana Iguana, or green iguana. The green iguana is found in South and Central America, and also on some Pacific islands.  It is a very popular pet in Europe and in the United States.

Choosing a Healthy Iguana

…And Keeping It Healthy Green iguanas have become the ‘cool’ pet to have lately. They are one of the most popular reptile pets, but many iguana owners are surprised at how big their little tiny iguana grows after a couple of short years.  If you bought a little pet in the store with a cage [Continue]

Are You Going to Build an Iguana Cage?

Tips For Building an Iguana Cage Iguanas are known as an arboreal creature – that means they prefer to spend their time in trees.   Iguanas are a prey animal, and they find safety from predators up off the ground in high trees.  This is something you need to keep very much in mind when you’re [Continue]

Habitats for Iguanas

Image by Andrew in Raleigh via Flickr Tips on Getting the Right Iguana Cage Setup Most of us are familiar with seeing smaller iguanas in pet stores.  Juvenile iguanas that are offered for sale are usually between 6 and 12 inches long, including their tail.  You may have even seen someone with a larger iguana [Continue]

Are You Sure an Iguana is the Right Pet for You?

Before you decide to get a pet iguana, you should have some basic information so you know whether or not an iguana is the appropriate pet for your home. Don’t get an iguana because your friend has one and you think it’s  ‘cool’. And don’t get an iguana because you think it’ll be a cinch [Continue]

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