All iguanas have been one of the most common exotic animals in recent years, but the green iguana is the most used as a pet. They are precious and totally docile animals; besides, they don’t cause any problem living with people as they are very independent.

However, most of the iguanas that are bought as babies don’t exceed one year, because they suffer many diseases, both infectious and traumatic. Iguanas also carry diseases that can be transmitted to humans, like bacterial diseases, viral diseases, parasites, fungi and mites, and even some very serious illness as salmonella, which can cause death.

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