Green Iguana from SXM
The Green Iguana from SXM or Common Iguana (Iguana iguana) is a large, arboreal herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana native to Central, South America, and the Caribbean. The green
iguana ranges over a large geographic area, from southern Brazil and Paraguay as far north as Mexico and the Caribbean Islands especially in Puerto Rico where they are also known as “Gallina de palo” and they are very common throughout the island where it is seen as an intruder animal from South America; and in the United States as feral populations in South Florida (including the Florida Keys), Hawaii, and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
The green iguana is probably the most common reptile in the animal trade today. Green iguanas are readily available and nearly one million are imported into the United States annually as babies. It is true that these wonderful lizards are making nice pets, but very few people.
There is a definite difference in the physical appearance of the regional schema. As a matter of fact -. U Iguana Iguana Rhinolopha. All these subspecies are now synonymous, and there is only one recognized species: iguana iguana. Green iguanas from some parts of Central America have horns on their noses.