The green iguana is a omnivorous animal, this means that they can feed on insects fruit, plants and other types of vegetation. Also even though they can feed on meat they would prefer to eat mainly plants. Green iguanas are found mainly near water and can be seen jumping into the water off the branches of trees of up to 50 feet high. The green iguana is very agile and they can climb up trees with ease.
The native area of where the green iguana is found stretches from southern Mexico to central Brazil. The green iguana is considered a intruding animal to most South American citizens ( just like silver and big head carp). They are also considered an intruder to the United States as well.