Knight Anole Animal Pictures

Anolis equestris

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Invasive Lizards - Knight Anole
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They are sometimes mistaken for the green iguana, so they are called "iguanas" or "iguanitos" in Florida.

Anole Lizard

Cuban Knight Anole lizard sitting on a coconut.
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Adult knight anoles have a varied diet that includes animals and fruits. 

The knight anole is the largest species of anole in the Dactyloidae family. Other common names include Cuban knight anole or Cuban giant anole

Knight Anole
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Knight anoles are bold and tend to face any perceived threat rather than back down.