Baby Smooth Helmeted Iguana For Sale
The Baby Smooth Helmeted Iguana For Sale is a medium-sized lizard with long slim legs and very long toes. It can be grey, olive, brown, black or reddish-brown with irregular blotches. The smooth helmeted iguana can change the color of its skin as a method of camouflage. As indicated by its name, the smooth helmeted iguana has a prominent crest on its head, which tapers to a saw-tooth ridge down its back. The crest is present in both males and females of the species, though the crest is larger in males. C. cristatus is approximately 9–12 cm (4–5 in) in snout-to-vent length (SVL) when mature. It is a non-heliotherm species, meaning that it does not use the sun to increase its body temperature. Adult females of C. cristatus lay five to six eggs in a depression on the forest floor. It is speculated that the crest on the head may be used in excavating the nest. C. cristatus feeds on insects, spiders, worms, and other lizards. smooth helmeted iguana for sale is an extreme “sit and wait” predator, and its foraging is brief and infrequent. Therefore, this lizard is considered to be an opportunistic feeders. It is also a specialist feeder that preys on extremely large arthropods and cicadas when available. If it has no luck being a sit and wait predator, it will sometimes become an active predator and look for its next meal. Typically, if this is the method it chooses, it will choose prey that is slow and easy to capture. The smooth helmeted iguana, like chameleons and some other iguanas, has the ability to change its coloration from dark to light or vice versa, which aids in thermoregulation when basking in sunlight.
- Naturally Occurring Out Of Belize, Guatemala, And Mexico
- Adults Are Growing To Sizes Around 13 – 15 Inches In Length From Head To Tail
- With Proper Care These Animals Can Live 8 – 10 Years In Captivity
- Living In Hot Humid Temperatures Usually Spending Time In The Trees And In Between The Bark