Suggestions for Further Reading


Check out my main Iguana Links page for a more complete list of recommended links. Here are just a few sites that I recommend:

Melissa Kaplan's Giant Green Iguana Information Collection

Wong's Green Iguana Heaven

Cat Rigby's House of Galahad


Green Iguana - The Ultimate Owner's Manual, by James W. Hatfield III

Iguana Iguana: Guide fo Successful Captive Care, by Frederick L. Frye

DeVosjoli, P: The Green Iguana Manual. Advanced Vivarium Systems, Lakeside, CA, 1992; 71 pp.

I received all of the information for my nutrition tables from Food Values of Portions Commonly Used, by Jean A.T. Pennington


Here is a very limited list of recommended article references. A more thorough bibliography will soon be available at my Bibliography of Iguanid Biology and Husbandry site.

Ball, JC: A Comparison of the UV-B Irradiance of Low-Intensity, Full-Spectrum Lamps with Natural Sunlight. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, 1995; 30(4): 69-72.

Bernard, JS; Oftedal, OT; Barboza, PS; Allen, ME; Citino, SB; Ullrey, DE; Montali, RJ: The Response of Vitamin D-Deficient Green Iguanas (Iguana iguana) to Artificial Ultraviolet Light. Proc. Am. Assoc. Zoo Vet. 1991: 147-150.

Gehrmann, WH: No UV-B From Tungsten Filament Incandescent Lamps. Bulletin of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians, 1992; 2(2): 5.

Iverson, JB: Adaptions to Herbivory in Iguanine Lizards, in Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. G. M. Burghardt and A. S. Rand, eds. Noyes Publishing, Park Ridge, NJ, 1982; 60-76.

Mader, D. R. and C. Palazzolo. Mite & Tick Infestations. Reptiles 1(1): 64-72. 1993.

Wissman, M. and B. Parsons, 1994. Hypocalcemia in a Green Iguana. Reptiles 1(2): 89-93.

Wissman, M. and B. Parsons, 1994. Metabolic Bone Disease in Green Iguanas. Reptiles 1(3): 68-72.

Wissman, M. and B. Parsons, 1995. Dermatophytosis of Green Iguanas. Reptiles 3(3): 78-80.