Captive reproduction of the Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei).

  title={Captive reproduction of the Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei).},
  author={Richard A Searcy and Lynne M. Villers and Richard Reams and J. E. Wyatt and J. Pilarski},
  journal={Zoo biology},
  volume={28 4},
  • Richard A Searcy, Lynne M. Villers, +2 authors J. Pilarski
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zoo biology
  • The Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) was considered to be extinct until its rediscovery in 1990 in the Hellshire Hills region of Jamaica. Between 1994 and 1996, several wild caught juveniles were placed in six North American zoological institutions including the Indianapolis Zoo. The intent was to establish a self-sustaining captive population outside of Jamaica in order to serve as an ancillary population should the wild numbers decline. Several environmental parameters such as temperature… CONTINUE READING
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