Spiny-Tailed Iguana

The Spiny-Tailed Iguana is the fastest lizard on earth and has been recorded running at speeds of up to 30mph

The Spiny-Tailed Iguana has a dark heavy body with a shorter tail ringed with rows of sharp curved spines. When mature the male has a very great crest, a wide head and strong jaws whereas the female is smaller with a narrow head. Adults may grow to 4 feet in length. They are excellent climbers and prefer a rocky habitat with plenty of crevices to hide in, rocks to bask on, and nearby trees to climb


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