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Jamaican Giant Anole

A species of green color lizards bearing crests, the Jamaica Giant Anoles are endemic to West Indies.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Iguania
    Family Polychrotidae
    Genus Anolis
    Species A. garmani
    Scientific Name Anolis garmani

    Other Names Jamaican crested anole
    Length 25.4–35.6 cm (10.0–14.0 in)
    Coloration Green on the dorsal side and white to pale yellow on the ventral
    Distribution Jamaica and surrounding islands (West Indies)
    Habitat In the long shrubs and dense forests; greeneries
    Diet Insectivorous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)

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    Published on February 23rd 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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