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Endangered - #56 Blue Iguana (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugFeb 18, 2022, 10:28:30 AM

The Blue Iguana or also known as the Grand Cayman Ground Iguana, Grand Cayman Blue Iguana or Cayman Island Rock Iguana is a species of iguana native to Grand Cayman Island is listed as endangered.

Reasons for endangered status - predation from cats and dogs, habitat loss.

Conservation efforts - They live in protected areas and there are recovery programs in place.

Blue Iguana Facts - 

Science Name: Cyclura lewisi

Size:  1.5 m

Weight: 14 kg

Native Locations: Grand Cayman

Lifespan: 25 - 40 years

Population: 443

Conservation status: Endangered (EN)


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