Globally critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)


All Names

  • Unknown
    • Jamaica Iguana
  • English
    • Jamaica Ground Iguana
    • Jamaican Ground Iguana
    • Jamaican Iguana
    • Jamaican Rock Iguana
    • Jamaica Iguana
  • French
    • Cyclure terrestre de la Jamaïque
    • Iguane terrestre de la Jamaïque
    • Cyclure Terrestre De La Jama
    • Iguane Terrestre De La Jama
  • Scientific Names
    • Cyclura collei
    • Cyclura lophoma

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Jamaica Ground Iguana Cyclura collei




November 21, 2013


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Description from Wikipedia

The Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) is a large species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to Jamaica. It is the largest native land animal in the country, and is critically endangered, even considered extinct between 1948-1990. Once found throughout Jamaica and on the offshore islets Great Goat Island and Little Goat Island, it is now confined to the forests of the Hellshire hills.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. Downloaded March 2011.
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