Endemic to Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, iguanas are a genus of large reptiles that's comprised of multiple species. They are mainly found in tropical forests around rivers, lakes, swamps, and any other large body of water. Scientific Name: Genus Iguana Characteristics: Like all Safari products, this model was crafted with attention to detail and scientific precision. Iguanas are herbivores, so make sure you have plenty of fresh greens on hand! Size and Color: 11 inches long and 5.5 inches wide, this model is about as long as an American sized ruler and as wide as a dollar bill. Based on its dark green color and black bands, this is most likely a green iguana! The Iguana is part of the Incredible Creatures collection. All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.