Rhinoceros Iguana
American Black Bear


Scientific name: Cyclura cornuta
Family: Iguanidae
Classification: Reptilia

Place of Origin: Caribbean island of Hispaniola
Lifespan (in Wild): 20 years
Weight: 20 lbs (Adult)
Body size: 4.5 ft long (Adult)
Diet: Omnivores

Fun Facts

  • Rhinoceros Iguana get their name from the small horn-like structures on their head.
  • Rhinoceros Iguanas prefer drier habitats compared to their Green Iguana counterparts.
  • Rhinoceros Iguanas eggs are some of the largest in the lizard world.

Conservation Status


Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $300.

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