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Photo of Rhinoceros Iguana at The Greenville Zoo

Scar, the Zoo's Rhinoceros Iguana, enjoys climbing trees in his habitat.

The Rhinoceros Iguana is primarily found on the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola, shared by the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. While its life span is 5-10 years old in the wild, 20-year life spans have been recorded for captive individuals.

Fun Facts:

  • The iguana at the Greenville Zoo is named Scar.
  • Scar's favorite treat is dandelions.
  • Iguanas enjoy climbing trees.

How to Adopt

You can use the Adopt an Animal form below to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo. Download Adopt An Animal Application

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