Monday, January 30, 2023

They warn in Florida not to take frozen iguanas home, they could lead to a tragedy

Florida.- Officials of Florida, a generally sunny and warm state in the Southeast Americatold the population not to commit Negligence in collecting frozen iguana Seeing the danger, to take them home to revive them.

Local media gather this Saturday’s warnings Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWCC, in English), which indicates on its Twitter account that although it may be thought to be a good deed, it is dangerous.

The warning comes at the start of the Christmas weekend in which America influenced by an arctic front that is also felt to the south Florida, where in the city miami Temperatures of 45 °F (7 °C) have been recorded, which is completely unusual in these latitudes.

“With cooler temperatures this holiday weekend you may see non-native green iguana into a state of inactivity, where they temporarily lose all muscle control,” says the agency, which warns that they can react dangerously once revived.

“You can even see them falling from trees. Do not bring wild green iguana into your home Or in your car to warm them up. They can recover faster than you might think and can be defensive using their long tails and sharp teeth and claws, the FFWCC statement said.

The agency offers a range of advice for those who are suffering from the effects of this aggressive chain FloridaIn addition to stressing that releasing or relocating green iguanas (or those not native to the state) is prohibited and may harm native wildlife.

The entity also indicates that homeowners visited by specimens of this species may kill green iguanas because they are not protected.

Green iguanas that arrived in Florida from the south of the American continent in the 1960s can cause significant damage to infrastructure.

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