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Iguana (iguanas)

Wikipedia Abstract

Iguana is a genus of herbivorous lizards native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, several islands in Polynesia such as Fiji and Tonga, and the Caribbean. The genus was first described in 1768 by Austrian naturalist Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti in his book Specimen Medicum, Exhibens Synopsin Reptilium Emendatam cum Experimentis circa Venena.
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Iguana delicatissima (West Indian Iguana, Lesser Antillean Iguana) (Endangered)
Iguana iguana (Common Green Iguana) (Invasive) (Attributes)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
Bannerghatta Biological Park
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Mogo Zoo P/L
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRL
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
Shuttleworth College Animal Centre
Turtle Back Zoo
Tygerberg Zoopark
Washington Park Zoological Gardens


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Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011