> I finally notice a bit of tail sticking out from between
>some couch pillows and find him buried under the pillows, really
>burrowed in. I took him out, and ten minutes later he climbed back in
>there again. I've never noticed him hiding like that. Is it normal
>behavior? Should I provide him with places to hide inside his tank?
>(Difficult to provide a place for a 2 1/2 foot lizard to hide!)
I've noticed that everytime I move (apartemtns that is), my iguanas need
to find their own safe palces to bask/sleep. Until they do I find them
hiding in the oddest places- behind the tolit, under the dresser, inside
of dresses in the closet (lizards don't look good in lace). Once they
find someplace safe they stop hiding. You may just need to set
something up to replace the chair. I put a towel ontop of a cage, and
spot lighted it. That seemed to sufice my lizards.
If you really want to give your ig a hiding place, believe it or not a
shoe box will work for that size ig. I have a very panicky 2 year old
that flips out anytime a large iguana or person moves quickly near his
cage. This is a new occurance (he used to have a much more secluded
cage. His new cage is to big to tuck away), and out of deperation I put
a shoe box with a door cut in one end into his cage. He dove in, and
somehow fit his entire 3 foot length inside. The box is about 2 inches
longer then his body, and he wrapes his tail around himself like a cat.
He likes it, and readily dives into it for cover whenever destraut.
(usually about twice a day).
Hope this helps.