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1Does iguana make a good pet?
2Are iguanas friendly to humans?
3Will iguanas bite you?
In addition to their teeth, you should also watch out for their long tail, which can be very sharp when whipped against your skin. In addition, iguanas have swollen claws.
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4Do iguanas bond with their owners?
It’s the rare iguana who is sociable with strangers.
Many reptile owners believe that their personal reptiles are aware of their good intentions against them. Others believe that their cold-blooded dependents only tolerate them when they have to and would prefer to be left alone. You will know which reptiles are more social and which are not as keen on having a human as a best friend by careful observation and handling them.
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5Do iguanas recognize owners?
6What is the lifespan of an iguana?
7Can you cuddle an iguana?
8Are iguanas hard to tame?
And if the end result is worth the effort, don’t be fooled if you see a mature and docile adult in your friend’s house. Since some states will prohibit these reptiles from being pets, you’ll have to do your homework on local regulations as well.
9Do iguanas have feelings?
10Does iguana poop stink?
To truly smell it, you’d have to come close to iguana droppings, and even then, the odor would not be all bad compared to what is available in humans or dogs.
11Do iguanas need heat lamps?
12Can you get sick from touching an iguana?
Salmonella can be spread by direct or indirect contact with amphibians (e.g., frogs), reptiles (e.g., turtles, lizards, or snakes) or their droppings. Salmonella infections can also be related to people who live in reptile or amphibian habitats, as well as the water from containers or aquariums.
13What to do if an iguana bites you?
14Why do iguanas have a third eye?
It appears that it is a pale scale and can’t distinguish shapes or colors, but it does have a tendency to see light and movement, aiding iguanas in identifying predatory birds from above.