marine Iguana

by jacob feeney

description

Black, male 20-39 inches long, female 2 ft shorter, webed feet

unusual caracteristics

only lizard that swims can dive 30 ft can swim for 1 hour shy

Classification

  • Scientific Name Amblyrhynchus cristatus
  • Kingdom Animalia
  • Phylum Chordata
  • Class Reptilia
  • Order Squamata
  • Family Iguandidae
  • Genus Amblyrhynchus

Habitat

Oceans
Galapagos Islands

food

algae

threats

Pigs Dogs Rats and Cats eat Marine iguana. They are also threatened by climate change.

solutions

Make a enclosed area on the beach and in the water.
Marine iguanas of the Galapagos islands - BBC wildlife

thank you for listening :D