Distribution and Habitat
The Green iguana can be found throughout central to South America as well as on the smaller West Indian islands.
Green iguanas prefer light shaded areas usually by that of a body of water such as alongside rivers, lakes, swamps etc.
With a maximum length of 7 ft weighing upwards of 18lbs, the green iguana is greenish-gray in color with soft leathery scales surrounding its body. Females as well as adolescent iguanas are much brighter in color tone.
Green iguanas can survive falls upwards of 50 ft using the leaves and surrounding branches to break their fall.