Yaduataba Crested Iguana Sanctuary

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Yaduataba Crested Iguana Sanctuary is part of the Tentative list of Fiji in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Yaduataba Crested Iguana Sanctuary has a size of only 0.7 square kilometres and encompasses the entire islet of Yaduataba, located close to the larger island of Yadu. The sanctuary protects the critically endangered species of the Brachylophus vitiensis (Fiji Crested Iguana). The species is endemic to the Fiji Islands, its habitat is tropical dry forest. Today only a few thousands of this rare iguana species have survived, the majority of them on Yadutaba.

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Oompa Loompa

USA - 17-Jun-08 -

The site is stunning, the natural landscape is one that i will never forget. I am so glad that it was listed as a heritage site and it will now never be destroyed. GO FIJI!


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Full Name
Yaduataba Crested Iguana Sanctuary
Country
Fiji
Added
1999
Type
Natural
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1999 Added to Tentative List

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