Fiji banded iguana

The Fiji banded iguana is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Fiji banded iguana in captivity Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 2. More

The Fiji banded iguana is recognized internationally as an endangered species and a treasure that deserves the right to live. Many groups have begun working for the protection and rebound of the banded iguana by captive breeding and other means of conservation. More

The Fiji banded iguana is a spectacularly beautiful, large, emerald-green lizard named for the highly distinctive, broad, vertical blue to light green stripes on the body and tail of males (4). More

Female Fiji banded iguana on branch Female Fiji banded iguana on branch© Jean-Paul Ferrero / www.ardea. More

had been studying the Fiji banded iguana at the time, travelled to the island and identified it as a distinct species. More

On June 6, 1981, the Fiji banded iguana was put on the list of endangered species for the CITES treaty. (“Schedule List of CITES Species for the Purposes of the Environment Protection of Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999,” 2004) This treaty prohibits the international trade of endangered species. More

Fiji Banded Iguana Photos Showing This Critically Endangered Lizard Native to Fiji and Tonga - Top Right Solid Corner The Fiji banded iguana, Brachylophus fasciatus, also known as the South Pacific banded iguana, is a large green arboreal lizard More

The Fiji banded iguana is an arboreal species of lizard endemic to the islands of Fiji and Tonga. It is one of the few species of iguanas found outside of the New World and one of the most geographically isolated members of the family Iguanidae. More

This colorful fiji banded iguana wants to come to your house for some stretchy fun! This lizard is stretchy and squeezable. Measures 8 inches long as shown, 10 inches when his tail is straight. Not recommended for children under 3. Warning: CHOKING HAZARD - small parts. More

A Fiji Banded Iguana at St Louis zoo References - * Australasian Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group (1996). Brachylophus fasciatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

* Countries in which the the Fiji Banded iguana is known to occur: Fiji , Tonga More

The Fiji banded iguana is found in Fiji, Tonga, and nearby Pacific islands. This herbivorous lizard is considered critically endangered due to habitat loss. The Mongabay Kids site (kids.mongabay. More

The Fiji Banded Iguana grows to about 24" in length.... 2 Images | Generated by Jalbum 8. More

Common names

banded iguana in English - English
Brachylophus fasciatus in Spanish - español
fiji banded iguana in English - English
Iguane à bandes de fidji in French - français
Legwan fidżijski in Polish - polski
South pacific banded iguana in English - English
Szalagos leguán in Hungarian - Magyar

Picture of Brachylophus fasciatus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
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Author: Isidro Mart
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Order : Squamata
Family : Iguanidae
Genus : Brachylophus
Species : Brachylophus fasciatus
Authority : Brongniart 1800