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Giant Iguana One of many black spiny-tailed iguanas found roaming about some ancient ruins. Ctenosaura similis,Geotagged,Mexico,Winter,reptile Click/tap to enlarge

Giant Iguana

One of many black spiny-tailed iguanas found roaming about some ancient ruins.

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''Ctenosaura similis'', commonly known as the black spiny-tailed iguana, black iguana, or black ctenosaur, is a lizard native to Mexico and Central America that has been introduced to the United States in the state of Florida. It is the largest species in the genus ''Ctenosaura'' and has been recorded as the fastest-running species of lizard.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by TristanV
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Uploaded May 12, 2016. Captured Mar 7, 2016 18:03 in López Portillo 740, 60, 77514 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 122mm