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Thursday, January 03, 2008


It was raining frozen iguanas following a recent cold snap in southern Florida, according to this report in the Miami Herald. Temperatures dropped so low that the introduced green iguanas (Iguana iguana) went into comas, falling from their perches in the trees and littering the ground (the Herald has a great photo accompanying the story). Alas, it will likely be a disappointment to some Floridians that the iguanas typically recover once temperatures warm up again. Though this does seem like a great opportunity for some easy iguana control, doesn't it?

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