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(Science: zoology) Any species of the genus iguana, a genus of large American lizards of the family Iguanidae. They are arboreal in their habits, usually green in colour, and feed chiefly upon fruits.

The common iguana (i. Tuberculata) of the west indies and south America is sometimes five feet long. Its flesh is highly prized as food. The horned iguana (i. Cornuta) has a conical horn between the eyes.

Origin: sp. Iguana, from the native name in Hayti. Cf. Guana.

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Need help IDing a lizard

Looks like it might be a young spiny-tailed iguana. They are a bit less spiky when young... http://www.rossparkzoo.com/animals/spiny-tailed-iguana.htm

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by Darby
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help IDing a lizard
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Homework help!

... species. Which animal has hemoglobin with the highest O2 affinity and which has hemoglobin with the lowest O2 affinity? Animal P50 O2 capacity Iguana 51 10.5 Rana (frog-lungs and skin) 39 8.1 Orcinus (whale) 34 21.5 Adelie penguin 34 22.4 Adult goat 32 14 Rabbit 32 15.6 Harbor seal 31 29.3 ...

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by stupodity
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homework help!
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Re: Name game

Escherichia coli - bacteria Ignana iguana (the green iguana)

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by DrD
Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:11 pm
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Topic: Name game
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Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?

... Bougainville. Rafting is well known as a means of distributing species and creating new ones. For instance: in the lizard world the common green iguana - Iguana iguana (underlined) has by rafting, established new populations and species such as in the Galapagos Island archipelago. Evidence of ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?
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The Fiber Disease

... monkey, kidney CCL-75.1, WI-38 VA 13 subline 2RA, human lung, SV40 transformed CCL-95.1, WI-26 VA4, human lung SV40 transformed CCL-108, IgH-2, iguana, heart CCL-129, VSW, Russell's viper, spleen CCL-140, VH2, Russell's viper, heart CCL-216, 4/4 R.M.-4, rat, visceral pleura CRL-1973, NTERA-2 ...

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Fri Sep 15, 2006 1:46 am
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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