There is a lot of discussion about iguanas in the South Florida landscape. This exotic species is not native to FL but has been in the state for a while. These creatures are a unique part of our Broward environment. Like it or not, we are forced to share our living space with them. Some … Read more
National Iguana Awareness Day is observed on September 8. Iguanas are cold-blooded fascinating creatures with awful bite and an amazing active tail native to South and Central America.
Few want to publicly talk about killing iguanas, yet it’s a common practice. Iguana hunting on private property — whether your own or someone else’s with explicit permission — is perfectly legal in the Florida Keys with a few caveats. “You can kill it, but it has to be quick and immediate,” Sheriff Rick Ramsay … Read more
Iguanas and Key Deer are plant eating animals and will eat many kinds of plants. In particular, they like flowering shrubs, like hibiscus, berries, fruits and vegetables, like tomatoes, strawberries and figs. The best way for eliminating iguanas is to keep them out of the garden in the first place. This form of iguana control … Read more
A man was jailed Tuesday after police said he was caught on Duval Street with three large iguanas whose legs were “hog-tied” with duct tape as they dangled from his bicycle’s handlebars by wire. Jeremy Dugas, 35, of Key West, remained in the Stock Island jail Wednesday in lieu of $5,000 bond, facing a misdemeanor … Read more