Carlos the green iguana was found running around in the chilly October weather. He is a large, burly, impressive-looking guy who loves to climb and observe his surroundings He has some evidence of past bone breaks in his legs, but his bones are strong (no evidence of MBD) and these don't slow him down. He can be handled with caution, as he will tail whip and try to bite, but he is calming down. We do not recommend having him be handled by children. We estimate he is about 3-4 years old and 4 feet long. Iguanas can reach up to 6 feet when full grown, so potential adopters will need a large enclosure or a dedicated room with appropriate lighting and humidity. His adoption fee is $80.
Update from foster: Carlos has calmed down a LOT! He has shown no signs of trying to tail whip or bite. He likes to free roam daily and observe the other animals and people. He is eating great and patiently watches you as you prepare his food. This is a great guy with a lot of personality! He does not like being restrained (who does?) and should always be monitored around children so that no one gets injured.
If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an adoption application online at http://www.acritterschance.org/Adopt.html.
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