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Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.

ROADTRAIN

The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Rhinoceros Iguana

Cyclura cornuta

Rhinoceros iguanas, also known as rhino iguanas, are large lizards named for the horn-like scales on their snout, which resemble a rhino’s horn.

measurements

Measurements

Size: Length 1 - 1.2 metres
Weight: Up to 10kg

habitat

Habitat

They are found on the island of Hispaniola, in the Caribbean, where they live in dry, rocky habitats and forests.

diet

Diet

Rhino iguanas are mainly herbivores, feeding on fruit, flowers and leaves. Young iguanas also take a variety of insects and other small animals.

behaviour

Breeding

Females lay up to 34 eggs in a nest dug in the sand, which they guard for a few days after laying. Eggs can take around 85 days to hatch and the young are independent from birth.

threat

Conservation

Rhino iguanas are threatened in the wild by habitat destruction, and hunting by feral cats, dogs and pigs. However, they are found in some protected reserves and a successful breeding programme exists in zoos.

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