FACTS ABOUT GREEN IGUANAS
size of a full grown iguana would be 122-182cm (4-6 feet long). But there are
some that grow to 213cm (7 feet long). The iguana’s tail is about half the
its body length so it makes it a bit bigger than usual.
green iguana is found over the Mexico area, Southern Brazil and Paraguay as
well as well as the Caribbean
Green Iguanas have very good senses of hearing and smell. The green on the
iguana’s body helps them camouflage. The Green iguanas are sturdy animals they
can fall from long distances like 1219cm (40 feet) and they won’t hurt
themselves at all!
Iguanas live in tropical rainforests around water areas. They live in 1219cm
(40 feet) high tree canopies which
give them cover.
Iguanas are awake during the day. They are cold blooded animals so if it’s a
cold day then the iguanas are cold too. To keep warm they lie on rocks and lay
about in the sun.
Iguanas eat plants and meat so they are call omnivores. Most of the time they
just eat tropical plants and fruits. When baby iguanas are born they would eat
eggs and insects.
a sea lion, sea lions are pinnipeds, which means `fin foot`, like seals. They
have very thick fur which helps them not feel that cold in freezing water. Fur
seals and sea lions are in the same group they are known as `eared seals`.
Unlike the `earless seals`, they are quite agile on land. The front flip
flippers to help them to get onto land, and
to swim with. They use there back flippers like a leg on the land and as a
rudder in the water.
Marine Species Conservation - Seals and Sea Lions
authors: Tara, Darcy, Finbar and Kris
Copyright 2006© Last Updated:25 April 2006
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