Green neighbors…

South Florida has become home to the Green Iguana, natives of Africa and the Caribean but considered invasive in SoFlo. Loved or dreaded they are fascinating in appearance. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
This morning the waterway hosted what seemed like a family of Green Iguana. A variety of sizes were in the same area. In fact the mothers never return to her eggs after she carefully makes a nest and lays them. Green Iguana’s mature in a year. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg
The longer I looked at the scene the more Green Iguanas I saw. Learn more about them here. Pamela Breitberg
During freezes, being reptiles, it is not unusual to find Green Iguanas frozen in place. Sometimes they fall from a tree while in this state of hibernation. During the warmer weather it’s equally common to hear a plop in the water when an Iguana chooses to take a dive. Both events can be startling. Copyright 2023 Pamela Breitberg


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