Iguana, Casque-Headed

Iguana, Casque-Headed

Corytophanes cristatus

Vital Statistics

Height:

3.5 - 4.5 inches

Weight:

1.5 ounces

Diet:

Crickets and mealworms.

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Belize; Colombia; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama.

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainfores

Did You Know?

The helmeted iguana, like chameleons and other iguanas, has the ability to change its coloration from dark to light or vice versa, which aids in thermoregulation when basking in sunlight.