The rhinoceros iguana is primarily found on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, which is shared by the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. While its life span is 5 to 10 years in the wild, 20-year life spans have been recorded for captive iguanas.

Scar, the Rhinoceros Iguana

Fun Facts

  • The Greenville Zoo has one iguana named Scar.
  • Scar's favorite treat is dandelions.
  • Iguanas enjoy climbing trees.

How to Adopt

You can complete our online adoption form or use the Adopt-an-Animal form (PDF) to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo. Please make checks payable to the Greenville Zoo.

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