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Pink Iguana

The Pink Iguana is a species of lizards found in the Galapagos Island. They are called so because of their pink color skin. This is relatively a new species, being discovered only in 1986.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Sauria
    Infraorder Iguania
    Family Iguanidae
    Genus Conolophus
    Species C. marthae
    Scientific Name Conolophusmarthae

    Other Names Galapagos pink land iguana, Galapagos rosy iguana
    Length (Size) Up to 3 feet
    Coloration Pink with some dark stripes
    Distribution Found only in the northern Isabela Island of the Galápagos
    Habitat Wild, semi-dense vegetation
    Diet Not much is known, but evidences suggest they consume a variety of plant species
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Critically Endangered

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    Published on January 24th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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