Experienced reptile enthusiasts needed for six-foot of iguana

Babysha and Pintosh: Iguanas who don't get on
Babysha and Pintosh: Iguanas who don't get on

Staff at the Scottish SPCA’s rehoming centre in Drumoak are seeking experienced owners to look after two three-foot-long iguanas.

They would like exotic enthusiasts who have previously kept iguanas to help them rehome the two lizards seperately, as they don’t get on.

Experienced owners needed: Pintosh with animal care assistant Charlotte Muir

Experienced owners needed: Pintosh with animal care assistant Charlotte Muir

Assistant manager Claire Tyczynska said: “Pintosh, who is female, and Babysha, who is male, are large green iguanas who came into our care after their owner could no longer look after them.

“We are rehoming them separately as they don’t get along with one another.

“As they are very large and powerful animals, they aren’t suited to novice reptile owners and this is why we are specifically appealing to people who have kept iguanas before.

“Pintosh and Babysha are generally good natured with people, although they can be a little bit grumpy sometimes.

“Due to their size, they will each need a very large vivarium with plenty of space to move around.

“We would like to hear from anyone who feels they have the knowledge and experience to offer Pintosh or Babysha a new home.

She added: “They will make fantastic pets for owners who will appreciate them and meet their care requirements.”

Anyone interested is being asked to contact the Scottish SPCA’s Aberdeenshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre on 03000 999 999.