These intimidating looking lizards only eat plants, fruits, leaves and flowers and sometimes insects.
They can leap down (or fall) 40-50 feet (12+ metres) without serious, or any real injury.
To attract a mate, mature males may turn orange during breeding season.
Iguana meat is a valuable source of protein; theoretically, farming iguanas could yield more meat per acre than cattle, while requiring only 70% of what a chicken consumes. Iguana eggs are also considered a delicacy in the tropics, coining the term "chicken of the tree."
The African dwarf crocodile spends more time on land than most other crocodilian species.
They are nocturnal and do their hunting at night.
Adults can reach a maximum of 6.2 feet in length.
The African Dwarf Crocodile, to make up for its small size, has an aggressive temperament and they are heavily “armored,” having bony plates in the neck, back, and tail scales.