Monday, July 15 2019

 Iguana

The natural habitat of the common green iguana stretches from Mexico through Central America and throughout the entire Amazon region in South America, including islands in the Caribbean and off the Brazilian coast, not Florida where they are another invasive species.

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Wednesday, July 17 2019

 Brown Anole

Brown anoles (De La Sagra’s Anole, Bahaman Anole) are the most common lizard I see everywhere in Florida and are so numerous that we literally have to avoid stepping on the when leaving our place. They're small and native to Cuba and the Bahamas. This species is said to be highly invasive and have the altered behavior and triggered a negative effect on populations of the native green anole (Carolina anole) but this is based on casual observation.

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Sunday, July 21 2019

 Knight Anole

Knight Anoles (Cuban knight anole or Cuban giant anole) grow to be 12 to 18 inches long and preferring to live in large, shady trees with many crags. They're another invasive species native to Cuba that have introduced populations in southern Florida where they have thrived.

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