IGUANA, Giant

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Nessie

AKA: The Loch Ness Monster; Species: Amblyrhynchus cristatus; Type: Natural
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail, aquatic
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land/Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: None
Film: The Secret of the Loch (1934)
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Description: This Lizard of impressive size has, against all odds, adapted to the harsh marine environment of Loch Ness (Scotland). Nessie did not appear to be very aggressive towards humans.
Review:
Starburst
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Giant Iguana '40

AKA: Megalania; Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: One Million B.C. (1940)
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Description: These Giant Lizards were known to hunt people, as the awkward bipeds were easy prey, and an essential source of the daily recommended serving of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Review:
Black Hole Reviews
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King Dinosaur

AKA: Tyrannosaurus Rex; Species: Unclassified Iguana iguana; Type: Alien
Length: 72 ft (22 m, est); Weight: 13 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, horn, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: King Dinosaur (1955)
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Description: This alien Giant Lizard was encountered on a planet called Nova. He was the master of his domain, so the humans set off an atomic bomb in hopes of proving their superiority. One can pray that this only resulted in mutating King Dinosaur into an even larger and more fearsome monster.
Review:
The Monster Shack

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Giant Iguana '55

Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 20 ft (6 m, est); Weight: 600 lb (273 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
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Description: This Egyptian Iguana lived in the underground tunnels of a mummy's tomb. This poor thing was scared witless by a greedy tomb robber, but fortunately the Giant Lizard wasn't hurt.
Review:
Cool Ass Cinema
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Giant Iguana '57

Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Mutant
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Giant monitor lizards
Film: The Cyclops (1957)
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Description: Sighted in the radium-filled Lost Valley of Mexico, this Giant Iguana grew to enormous proportions. He was pretty grumpy, battling any other Lizards he came across.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Iguana '59

AKA: Dimetrodon; Species: Unclassified Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Iguanas; Enemies: Not iguanas
Film: Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
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Description: An unusual type of prominently-finned Iguana, these Giant Lizards live deep under the Earth; they are carnivorous and travel in sizable packs.
Review:
Black Hole Reviews
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Giant Iguana '60

AKA: Iguanodon; Species: Unclassified Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Abilities: Horns, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: None
Film: The Lost World (1960)
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Description: This placid Giant Lizard was misidentified as an Iguanodon when she was sighted in 1960 in Venezuela. She appeared to primarily be a vegetarian.
Review:
The Terrible Claw Reviews
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Giant Iguana '66

AKA: Megalania; Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 48 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 4 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: One Million Years B.C. (1966)
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Description: Humans are a perfectly-sized quick snack for the hungry prehistoric Giant Lizard on the go, kind of like screaming chicken nuggets.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Iguana '66

Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Alien
Length: 20 ft (6 m, est); Weight: 600 lb (273 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966)
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Description: This befuddled Giant Lizard was sitting on a rock soaking up some alien sun; upon witnessing this, human astronauts immediately opened fire upon it.
Review:
The Monster Shack
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Giant Iguana '78

Species: Iguana iguana; Type: Natural
Length: 20 ft (6 m, est); Weight: 600 lb (273 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, tail
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: None
Film: Journey to the Center of the Earth (Viaje al centro de la Tierra, 1978)
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Description: This Giant Lizard lives in a forest of huge poisonous mushrooms deep underground, apparently immune to their noxious emissions.
Review:
The Lucid Nightmare

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