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Iguana Forest

Journey through this tropical walkthrough to see some of our reptile species, including iguanas and turtles.


Animals in Iguana Forest

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
Reptiles

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

Iguana Forest

Area:
South America
Status:
Least Concern
Quick Fact:

Like all iguanas, the green iguana has long toes, ending in long, sharp claws, which allow them to grip onto branches and also enables the females to burrow.

Yellow-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulata)
Reptiles

Yellow-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulata)

Iguana Forest

Area:
South America
Status:
Vulnerable
Quick Fact:

The yellow-footed tortoise is often mistaken for its red-footed counterpart as they are both large reptiles with attractive shells, however, yellow-footed tortoises are distinctive as their shell is more oval in shape, and tends to be wider and more rounded. The carapace is usually yellowish-brown with shades of dark brown on the edges of individual scutes.

Yellow-margined Box Turtle (Cuora flavomarginata)
Reptiles

Yellow-margined Box Turtle (Cuora flavomarginata)

Iguana Forest

Area:
East Asia
Status:
Endangered
Quick Fact:

The upper jaw of this turtle species is hooked to help it catch its prey. It also likes to bask in the sun and is often seen on the banks of ponds, streams and rice paddies.


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