Iguanas For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 15, 2000 - Pets - 384 pages
5 Reviews
Big, green, scaly, and surprisingly cuddly, a well-adjusted iguanais like a cross between large, friendly dog and an independent cat.On the other hand, a poorly trained iguana can be a livingnightmare. With his muscular, three-to-four-foot-long tail and116-120 razor-sharp teeth, a nasty iguana can be a genuine dangerto life, limb and property.  Iguanas require a constant90-degree Fahrenheit environment and lots of room to range aroundin.

Iguanas For Dummies lets you take a long, well-informedlook before leaping into the exotic world of iguanas. Written byone of the most respected experts on the care and feeding ofiguanas, this fun, entertaining book fills you in on everything youneed to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with and love aniguana. You’ll discover how to:

  • Decide if an iguana is right for you
  • Feed and house your iguana properly
  • Keep your iguana healthy
  • Bond with your scaly friend
  • Integrate your green amigo into your life
  • Socialize and train your mini-dinosaur

Ideal for first-time and veteran iguana owners alike, IguanasFor Dummies is a gold mine of advice, guidance andtested-in-the-trenches tips on:

  • Iguanas 101: history, anatomy, physiology and differentspecies
  • What you should know and what to look for when shopping for aniguana
  • Housing your iguana—includes tips on buying or buildingan enclosure and how to create a safe environment for afree-roaming iguana
  • How to feed your iguana and how often
  • Health issues, concerns and treatments
  • Breeding iguanas for fun and profit

Whether you’re thinking about getting an iguana, or youalready have a whole herd of big green herbivores, this fun,friendly guide will answer all your questions.

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

As a first time iguana owner this book helped me learn very much about my green little friend that eventually grew to be over three foot long. Very easy to understand care guide for the first time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Very informative for those who are looking to own an iguana as a pet. They are very difficult animals to care for, and a lot of people don't realize just what it takes to own one. This tells you everything! Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Melissa Kaplan is an educator and wildlife rehabilitator. She has worked with reptiles for nearly a decade and has written extensively on reptile care and health.

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