It's Raining Iguanas in Florida!

Iguana laying on its backThe extreme cold weather in South Florida brought about an unexpected phenomenon: iguanas were dropping out of the trees en masse!

When the temperature falls below a certain level, the large green lizards drop out of the trees and litter the ground. [...]

It was raining iguanas at Bill Baggs Thursday morning. There were a couple underneath buttonwood trees and a third beneath a sea grape. All were about 30 yards from the beach, in the coastal hammock.

''We have found dozens on the bike path after a major cold snap,'' said Yero. ``When they warm up in the sun, they come back to life.''

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Oops, I forgot one. The foxes. South Florida has a sizable fox population, even in the suburbs. I talked to a friend who works in the park and he said that the foxes do eat the frozen iguanas, good call Vako!
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The only large animals that are found in the park are racoons, opossums, and humans. I don't know if the racoons and opossums would eat the iguanas.
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