Fort Worth, Texas: Iggy: 40-Foot-Long IguanaBuilt by a Texan, the big green lizard spent decades atop a restaurant in decadent Manhattan.
Forth Worth Zoo
- 1989 Colonial Pkwy., Fort Worth, TX
- At the Forth Worth Zoo, which is on the southwest side of downtown. I-30 exit 12A onto University Drive. Drive south on University for about a mile to Colonial Pkwy. Turn left, then follow the signs to the Zoo. Iggy is on top of the herpetarium (reptile house).
- M-F 10 am -5 pm, Sa-Su 10 am - 6 pm, shorter hours off-season. (Call to verify)
Iggy: 40-Foot-Long Iguana: In 1978, Bob "Daddy-O" Wade from Austin, Texas, built a 40-foot-long iguana in New York City. For over a decade it sat atop the roof of the Lone Star Cafe at 5th Ave. and 13th St., while Daddy-O went on to build the World's Largest Cowboy Boots. [06/12/2010] Complete Story...
Visitor Tips and News About Iggy: 40-Foot-Long Iguana
Iggy, the giant iguana atop one of buildings at the Fort Worth Zoo, got a makeover for the Fourth of July. I'll keep an eye out for his other holiday makeovers.[Todd Camp, 07/07/2012]
The giant Iguana statue is mounted on top of a Fort Worth zoo building.[cory lenger, 07/11/2010]