are several "casque-headed iguanas", also called
"cone-headed lizards" in two genera, all from Central
America. Shown is the Serrated Casque-headed Iguana, also
called Cone-headed Lizard, from tropical forests of Mexico, mainly in the
With long fingers like ET and an extremely long, thin tail
in addition to the pretty frilled head adornment.
Both male and female have head casques.
Their tails do not break off like other lizards, but they
can change colour from green to brown to camouflage
themselves from predators.