IUCN Status: Least Concern
Range: Naturally found in N México through Central America to NE South America and some Caribbean islands
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IIF Grants Received
Assessing the Taxonomic Status of the Iguana iguana Population on Curaçao and the Threat of Hybridization with Already Present Non-native I. iguana Lineages
Thijs van den Burg
Conservation Biology and Management of the Saint Lucian Iguana, Iguana iguana
Matt Morton and Karen Graham
Reproduction and Survival in St. Lucian Iguanas: Breeding Females, Dispersing Hatchlings and Assessing the Role of Headstarting
Anna T.C. Feistner
Funding will support local field assistant’s salary, expenses, and equipment. This study will result in a better understanding of location and dispersal of adult females and improved hatchling survival, and allow assessment of head-starting as a viable conservation tool for St. Lucia Iguanas.
Surveying St. Lucian Iguanas
A $1,500 grant was given to Catherine Malone to continue her iguana survey work in St. Lucia, in collaboration with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. This fieldwork was also supported by grants from the Miami MetroZoo and the Columbus Zoo.