The Reptile Report - Rock iguanas are the largest native land animals in the Caribbean and the Bahamas — and among the most endangered lizards in the world. Ten species inhabit the...
Blue Iguana Crawls Back from Extinction
The Reptile Report - Just a decade ago, the Grand Cayman blue iguana was on the brink of extinction, with only 10 to 25 individuals left in the wild. But the reptile has made a major comeback and is no longer listed as a critically endangered species.
The blue iguana, which is only found on the Caribbean island Grand Cayman, now has a population of about 750 thanks to a recovery program. And over the weekend, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) updated its listing of the species from critically endangered to endangered.
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