Florida commissioner suggests putting bounties on invasive iguanas: ‘Dead or alive’

A Miami Beach city commissioner proposed putting a bounty on invasive iguanas that are running rampant along Florida’s Atlantic Coast

“I do think we have one solution and that is to put a bounty on the iguanas and pay people for bring in iguanas,” Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Gonzalez said Wednesday at a council meeting. 

“Dead or alive – if we pay per iguana, we’re going to get more iguanas. People are going to go out and hunt them for money.” 

Iguanas, which don’t have any natural predators in Florida, have multiplied in record numbers in recent years. They are

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