Love or Hate...?

2017-11-23
Love or Hate...?
Fio has been 'in season' for the last month and not very interested in food. He may be looking for some other iguanas to fight or mate with, but there is only an orange cat. One day he saw his reflection in a hand mirror. and got all puffy and indignant. But what bothered him the most was that... Read More


Crazy Difficult

2017-03-18
Crazy Difficult
Keeping a pet iguana is crazy difficult. The trick is to recreate a large tropical rainforest environment in your home. Not easy in Ohio in the winter. Iguanamom has struggled all winter trying to maintain humidity in Fio’s wire ferret cage. She set up two humidifiers that steamed day and night ... Read More


Reptilitude

2017-02-20
Reptilitude
I like to gaze at Max as he basks on his rock. He looks so relaxed. But in an instant he can spring to life and scarf down a pile of superworms three at a time. He and I are so very different. Not because he's a quarter pound beady-eyed lizard. No, it's something beyond species or appearances. It's... Read More


Max

2016-12-09
Max
Two months ago, Max joined our household, a ward of the reptile sanctuary.We don't know much about his past, just a rumor that his previous owners thought he was 'too big', which is ironic since he weighed 140 grams at the age of three.His lower jaw protrudes, giving him a grumpy look - a result of ... Read More


Iguana Cabana

2016-08-10
Iguana Cabana
Moving Day! Fio has vacated his tiny apartment - a glass aquarium - and moved to a four-level condo, more suited to his size. It's actually a remodeled wire ferret cage, with clear plastic around three sides to hold in moisture. The furniture is climbing ropes and ladders and a few artificial plants... Read More


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