Meet Our Animals > Grand Cayman Blue Iguana
Quick Facts
Native to Grand Cayman Island
Primary Diet Fruit, leaves, flowers, crabs, fungi, and sometimes insects
Adult Weight 30 pounds
Lifespan 50 years
Status Endangered

Grand Cayman Blue Iguana

The blue iguana is a “flagship” species — essential for maintaining the delicate balance between climate and vegetation necessary for the survival of the Grand Cayman ecosystem. During mating season, hormones color the males a bright, electric blue and the females a muted powder blue.


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