[Cyclura cornuta]
Habitat: Dry rocky areas and savannas
Length: 4.5'
Weight: 10-20 lbs  
Max Lifespan: 20 years
Incubation Period: 75-100 days
Conservation Status: Vulnerable

   Hispaniola (orthographic projection)

- More terrestrial than the green iguanas which allows them to live in rockier and drier areas.
- Get their name because of horn-like structures that are found on the heads of males.
- Male iguanas go through elaborate courtship behaviors of head bobbing and erecting the spines along the back.
- The rhino iguana is not as long as the more common green iguana, but can be over twice the weight.

 

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