The cayman brac iguana for sale is endemic to the islands of Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. It is a subspecies of the Cuban Iguana. This subspecies has been introduced to Grand Cayman, where it has interbred with that island”s native Blue Iguana, (Cyclura Lewisi).
cayman brac iguana for sale, captive specimen in Hope Gardens, Jamaica.The cayman brac iguana, Cyclura nubila caymanensis, is a large animal with a body length of 20 to 30 inches and an equally long tail. Males are significantly larger than females. The cayman brac iguana for sale has a skin color from light grey to green when mature, with a light blue or reddish-pink colored head, whereas females are more olive green, lacking any red or blue. Young animals tend to be uniformly dark brown or green with faint dark bands. Their distinctive black feet stand in contrast to the rest of their lighter overall body color. Their eye-color is typically brown to blood red. An individual of this subspecies has been recorded as one of the longest lived of all species and subspecies of the genus Cyclura at 33 years.
Males of the cayman brac iguana for sale are larger than females, and have more prominent dorsal crests in addition to prominent femoral pores on their thighs, which are used to release pheromones. Females have less prominent pores and have shorter crests than the males making the animals sexually dimorphic.
Like all Cyclura species the cayman brac iguana for sale is primarily herbivorous, consuming leaves, flowers and fruits from over 100 different plant species. This diet is very rarely, if ever supplemented with animal matter.
Mating in the cayman brac iguana for sale occurs in April to May depending when the dry season ends, and 7-25 eggs are usually laid in May or June depending on the size and age of the female. Due to being forced to dwell inland where the soil is rocky, the females often have to migrate to coastal areas in order to build their nests in the sand. The hatchlings emerge from the nests in August to early September.
- Cyclura nubila caymanensis
- 2018 Yearlings
- U.S. Captive Bred Right Here At Underground Reptiles
- Approximately 15 – 16 Inches From Head To Tail
- This Is An Extremely Smart Species That Makes For An Awesome Pet
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- Voracious Herbivores Feeding On An Array Of Mixed Veggies And Fruits