Turks Island Iguana

The Turks Island Iguana is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Cay or Great Sand Cay, it is the Turks island Iguana that dominates the land. The Iguana is endangered and delicate but it thrives on these deserted islands, away from the influence of man. These islands are also protected by the National Parks system. More

the Turks Island Iguana and a variety of bird life. Parrot Cay Local legend purports that female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read stayed here in the 1720's lending the original name, Pirate Cay. More

The endangered Turks Island Iguana thrives on some of these islands. More than 325 miles of protected land adds to the appeal of investing in Turks and Caicos Islands real estate. More

Common names

Bahamas rock iguana in English - English
Bartsch's iguana in English - English
Cyclura carinata in Spanish - español
Cyclure des îles turks et caïques in French - français
Iguane terrestre des îles turks et caïques in French - français
Igwan Turks ha Caicos in Breton - brezhoneg
Turks and caicos ground iguana in English - English
Turks and caicos iguana in English - English
Turks Island Iguana in English - English
터크스 케이커스 바위이구아나 in Korean - 한국어

Order : Squamata
Family : Iguanidae
Genus : Cyclura
Species : Cyclura carinata
Authority : Harlan, 1824