Green Iguana


Arboreal – meaning that most of an Iguana’s lifetime is spend above ground, usually in trees.

Iguanas are good swimmers and use their long tail to propel and steer themselves through the water.

When full grown, they can reach a size of up to 5 feet long.

Our Current Residents

Cuzco, Male - Hatched 2008 (estimate)

Cuzco came to ZooMontana as a pet surrender. He's a handsome devil that enjoys walks in the Zoo's plaza.


  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Squamata
  • Family: Iguanidae
  • Genus: Iguana
  • Species: Iguana iguana

Animal Facts

  • Herbivore
  • Common
  • Forest
  • Diurnal

Our Animals