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i·gua·na

 (ĭ-gwä′nə)
n.
Any of various usually large herbivorous lizards of the subfamily Iguaninae, often having a dorsal crest and found chiefly in tropical America.

[Spanish, from Arawak iwana.]

iguana

(ɪˈɡwɑːnə)
n
1. (Animals) either of two large tropical American arboreal herbivorous lizards of the genus Iguana, esp I. iguana (common iguana), having a greyish-green body with a row of spines along the back: family Iguanidae
2. (Animals) Also called: iguanid any other lizard of the tropical American family Iguanidae
3. (Animals) another name for leguaan
[C16: from Spanish, from Arawak iwana]
iˈguanian n, adj

i•gua•na

(ɪˈgwɑ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
any lizard of the New World genus Iguana, esp. I. iguana, with a large stout body and a fringe from neck to tail.
[1545–55; < Sp < Carib iwana]

i·gua·na

(ĭ-gwä′nə)
Any of various large tropical American lizards, often having spiny projections along the back.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iguana - large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the backiguana - large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back; used as human food in Central America and South America
iguanid, iguanid lizard - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males
genus Iguana - type genus of the Iguanidae
Translations
الأيغوانا: حيوان زاحِف
leguán
leguan
sárkánygyík
græneîla
iguana
iguāna
leguán
iguana

iguana

[ɪˈgwɑːnə] Niguana f

iguana

[ɪˈgjwɑːnə] niguane m

iguana

nLeguan m

iguana

[ɪˈgwɑːnə] niguana

iguana

(iˈgwaːnə) noun
a tropical American lizard that lives in trees.
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"Homeowners do not need a permit to kill iguanas on their own property, and the FWC encourages homeowners to kill green iguanas on their own property whenever possible," the agency says.
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Other wild animals up for sale were green iguanas, pythons and Asian palm civets.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) has recorded more than 500 invasive or non-native species in the state, including tegu lizards from South America that eat rodents, Cuban tree frogs that prey on smaller species of amphibians and green iguanas that feast on native plants.
"There's no real way to come up with a valid estimate of the number of green iguanas in Florida," Richard Engeman, a biologist for the National Wildlife Research Centre, said,(https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/24/plague-green-iguanas-wreaks-havoc-florida/) the Telegraph reported.
Dietary Fiber Influences Nutrient Utilization, Growth and Dry Matter Intake of Green Iguanas (Iguana iguana).
They left the trash-strewn arroyo where the family lives to search for food -- fat, green iguanas.
Green Iguanas are herbivorous reptiles that eat leaves, veggies and fruit.
However, continued threats, including poaching, potential for invasion by feral mammals, and competition with the increasing population of green iguanas (Iguana iguana) continue to put C.
Blue Reef's newest arrivals are a pair of giant green iguanas. The exotic reptiles are the stars of a new display which opened this year.