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 Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis)




Desert Iguana | Dipsosaurus dorsalis photo
Desert Iguana at the Buffalo Zoo.

Photograph by Tjcase2. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Desert Iguana | Dipsosaurus dorsalis photo
Desert iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) at the Buffalo Zoo.

Photograph by Dave Pape. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Desert Iguana | Dipsosaurus dorsalis photo
young Desert Iguana escaping the harsh desert heat in the shade of the Creosote. Photo taken in the city of Ridgecrest, California

Photograph by Jesse Waite. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

DESERT IGUANA FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Iguanidae
Genus:Dipsosaurus
Species:dorsalis
Common Name:Desert Iguana