Iguana Pet Care

Monday, August 10, 2009

Iguana is a kind of lizard that lives in tropical areas in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The first time they mentioned by a national Austrian naturalist Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti in the year 1768. There are 2 different species of this lizard species: Iguana Green Iguana and Small Antilles.

The two species of lizard has a skin fold at the bottom of the jaw, a set of leather crust in a row back to tail, and the "third eye" in his head. The eye is called the parietal eye, like a similar stake in the top of his head. On the back of his neck there is a small scale-like long nails, and called tuberculate scale. Iguana is also a large scale in the circular referred to as a colored jacket subtimpani.

Iguana has a good vision and can see shapes, shadows, colors, and movements at a short distance away. Iguana use eyes to the thick forest, to find food. They also use his eyes to communicate with members of the same species.

They respond to a visual stimulus such as the color orange, yellow, pink, and blue of the substance of their food.

Ear timpanum called Iguana, which is the ear drum and the Iguana at the top right of subtimpani jacket and behind the eyes. This is the body of the Iguana is very thin and soft, and very important for its hearing.

They are often difficult to know her as their ability to integrates with the environment. Natural green color is very helpful in hiding himself from predators.

Iguana Pet Care.


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