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The Casque Headed Iguana lives in Mexico, though also recorded in Belize and Honduras.
Casque Headed Iguanas are insectivorous.
They lay 3-5 eggs, incubation period of 52-56 days.
Casque Headed Iguanas live for 7 years.
About the Casque Headed Iguana
There are two species of Casque-headed Iguana; L.longipes and L.serratus. You can distinguish between the two species as L.longipes is much smaller, and lacks the spiny crown on the helmet and along the spine that is characteristic of L.serratus. This species change colour depending on temperature, from bright green to brown.
Did you know?
There are two species of Casque-headed Iguana L.longipes and L.serratus. You can distinguish between the two as L.longipes is much smaller and doesn’t have the spikey crown on the head and spine.