Growing


Growing

Even though Fio is at least 8 years old, he is still growing. Perhaps it's because he doesn't have much else to do besides eat. Even though he lives in a 6 x 10 foot greenhouse, it's a very tiny cell for an animal who should live in forest.... Read More

Shedding


Shedding

Maurice just shed his skin again. He's not an iguana - he's a corn snake who lives in a glass tank in the dining room. He usually sheds when no one is watching, but this time I got to see just the tail end of the process. Literally.... Read More

Iguana on the Sofa


Iguana on the Sofa

Fio has put on 2 pounds over the winter. At four years old, he is now 5 feet long and 8.2 pounds, still mostly tail. He sheds all the time and eats all the time, especially dandelions.
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Moving Up


Moving Up

Fio's greenhouse was getting too small - he weighs about 5 pounds now. Fortunately, greenhouses come in bigger sizes. We still need to add some tropical plants, but at least he has room to stretch out his magnificent tail. ... Read More

Terrible Pets


Terrible Pets

Fio is a beautiful creature, but I feel it is my responsibility to say ...... Read More

A Real Iguana Emerges


A Real Iguana Emerges

When Fio arrived he was tiny. Just like most of the 'pet' iguanas in my experience, when they were once common pet shop 'merchandise'. Few of them ever made it past the baby stage.... Read More

Iguana Glare


Iguana Glare

Fio does not like the camera, which is why we haven't taken many pictures lately. He is very demonstrative and lets us know right away when he isn't pleased.... Read More


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