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Fort Worth, Texas: Lone Star Iguana

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Address:
S. University Drive, Fort Worth, TX
Directions:
Although the iguana stands atop a building in the Fort Worth Zoo, the best place to see it is outside Zoo property. I-30 exit 12A. Drive south on University Drive for three-quarters of a mile. After you cross the bridge, turn left at the next stoplight onto Colonial Pkwy. You'll immediately see a parking lot on the right, and the iguana is atop the building right behind it.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Lone Star Iguana

Lone Star Iguana

Built by a Texan, the big green lizard formerly spent years atop a restaurant in decadent Manhattan.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/12/2010]
Fort Worth, Texas - Iggy Finally Basks In The Texas Sun
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...

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Lone Star Iguana

Lone Star Iguana Iguana was in Halloween costume witch hat.

[Betty, 11/01/2022]

Iguana with Covid-19 mask.

Lone Star Iguana

We had to mask up and social distance to see this fellow in May 2020, so as not to catch Covid-19.

[Olivia L., 08/29/2020]

Festive Fourth of July Iguana.

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]

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