If you have an pet iguana or plan on buying one, you must first become knowledgeable on iguanas. Knowing the facts is just half the battle to raising a pleasant, respectable pet, you also have to have the ability to implement them. Read the below facts on iguanas and see if you’re up to the task in raising this terrific reptile. If you find out that an iguana may be too much for you, then simply do not get one! Further, if you already have this great pet, educate yourself a little bit. You have to read below.
Iguana fact #1: These reptiles belong to the group Iguanidae, which comes from the group lizards. Further, this is where the title iguana comes from, if it was already not obvious enough. Though these reptile’s limbs are short, they have enormous power inside them and attached are their sharp claws. These claws are used for mainly climbing, but watch out as possible get one of these claws dug into you.
Iguana fact #2: The reptile’s tail is its defensive weapon. An iguana’s tail is very powerful for its size and it’ll whip it around at high speeds if it feels threaten. The tails are also of use to the iguana when they float, which iguana’s love to do.
Iguana fact #3: Iguana males are much bigger than their opposite sex.
Iguanas love most green vegetables and fruits. Never feed your pet iguana any cat or dog food, a frequent mistake.
Iguana fact #5: All these reptiles like to hide, so your cage should have hiding places for your pet.
Get use to the aforementioned facts and you will understand iguanas a little more. Remember if you’re planning on getting this reptile, you have to learn about this amazing pet first. Good luck in raising your reptile!