Archive for 'Iguanidae'

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

When the green iguana is in its right element – the foliage of trees or in lush green vegetation – it is extremely hard to see and only patience and a trained eye will know where to look. This one is on a branch overhanging the water and only its very careful movements revealed it […]

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

This one was sitting in branches overhanging the river, and if you’re not really looking it’s almost impossible to locate it! They are extremely shy too, so they will escape long before you’re reasonable close to take a photo. This was in fact the only one of the many I encountered in Pantanal that I […]

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

A beautiful and large reptile that is very difficult to see – despite its size! Alongside the Rio Palenque in Rio Palenque Biological Centre I found quite a dense population of them. Even among the dead leaves and the grey pebbles the Green Iguana can very difficult to see. Only when it darts off you […]