Despite its name, the Green Iguana can come in a variety of colours ranging from green to lavender, black, red, orange and even pink. In Peru, they appear bluish in colour with bold blue markings
The Green Iguana can be found across South and Central America as well as throughout the Caribbean. They can grow up to 6 feet in length though adult males are usually at least 1/3 longer than the females. They live on average up to 13 years. They are herbivores and feed on leaves such a turnip greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, flowers and fruit.