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17 Feb 2022

Turks & Caicos Islands WWF 25th Anniversary Rock Iguana

Coins-World | mrbrklyn

Rock IguanaTurks & Caicos Islands WWF 25th Anniversary Rock IguanaOne of two reptiles in the set, the Cyclura Carinata, or the Rock Iguana, can grow to 60 cm, and weigh up to a Kilo. They hang out of the Limestone rocks of Turks and Caicos island and are most active during the daytime.These rather small iguanas have been hunted by dogs and cats into the critically endangered status, and a large conservation effort is underway in the Islands. They live about 20 years and have a diet of primary vegitative matter, but also dines on small insects. lizzards and crustaceans when in the mood.

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17 Feb 2022

The Fiji Ground Frog

Coins-World | mrbrklyn

The Fiji Ground FrogWorld Wildlife Fund 25th Avniversary - 1987Platymantis vituanus or the Fijian Ground Frong are native the Fiji Islands. They are grey and brown in color with white blotchesThe frog breeds based on environmental and hormonal conditions which are being studied in captive breeding. It is largely nocturnal and, like many frogs, are endangered. They eat anything that moves and that they can handle (much like a house cat), and are mostly nocturnal.Dated 1986The coin denomination is $10. The silver is 0.925% with a weight of 28.28 grams. they have a diameter of 39.61 mm, proof strikes. The original mintage is 25,000 from the British Royal Mint.

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