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Female Jamaican Iguanas often appear reddish-brown because of digging in the red dirt to build nests. There are only two nesting sites in the Hellshire Hills because there is very little dirt in which these large iguanas can build their nests. After iguanas were found in the 1990s the Jamaican Iguana Research and Conservation Group was formed. The Group is planning to re-introduce iguanas after they have become large enough that mongooses cannot attack them.