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Old July 04, 2019, 07:19   #1
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The only good iguana...

Somebody doesn't like em'....
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/nati...dqi-story.html



"Maybe Florida Man can stay out of trouble by taking up a new hobby: iguana hunting.
The green iguana population is growing exponentially in Florida — and the state’s Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission wants them dead."
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Old July 04, 2019, 07:25   #2
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They do not mention acceptable methods however....
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Old July 04, 2019, 08:10   #3
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They do not mention acceptable methods however....
I was wondering that myself. But it is probably like hogs, if they are on your place they are yours to do with as you see fit. Just not cruelly. I'm thinking .22 or .410 would be the ticket. Heck, my old Savage .22 over .410 would seem to be ideal iguana medicine.
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Old July 04, 2019, 09:47   #4
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Had iguana in Belize, not bad tasting at all. Four legged chicken is what they call them over there.
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Old July 04, 2019, 10:03   #5
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San Juan, PR was lousy with them. I saw several on our brief port call there.

I'd imagine you'd want something of a small caliber to kill them but you'd also have to get them down out of the tree as well.
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Old July 04, 2019, 10:23   #6
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San Juan, PR was lousy with them. I saw several on our brief port call there.

I'd imagine you'd want something of a small caliber to kill them but you'd also have to get them down out of the tree as well.
In the PR my friends hunt them with pneumatic airguns

Bit of that going on in Florida too

parts of Costa Rica are thick with them, sun themselves up on roofs
big thing there is snares
Preferred eats over Chicken in parts of Central America
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also had em' in folded into like a fry bread "taco" shell down there
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the other year they were falling out of the trees like walnuts after a few cold days & nights in Florida, why did they not just gather them up then ??
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Old July 04, 2019, 18:09   #8
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Green iguana is a tasty critter. During my time in Honduras I used to eat iguana in soup [with iguana eggs and coconut milk base] as well as fried and roasted iguana.

Chicken of the trees! Slingshots are a great tool for hunting them.
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Old July 04, 2019, 19:57   #9
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BBQ Iguana with papaya and chiles

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Old July 04, 2019, 19:59   #10
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Florida aint gonna barbecue their way out of this problem.
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Old July 04, 2019, 21:22   #11
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Florida aint gonna barbecue their way out of this problem.
bounty them and ship to the south west to feed central American illegals
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Old July 04, 2019, 22:42   #12
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How about those herpies infected monkeys that actually kill people and are highly infectious?
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bounty them and ship to the south west to feed central American illegals
Better yet, ship the Central Americans to Florida and put them to work as Iguana eradication specialists. Not only let them hunt the iggies, let them prepare the meat for both their own use and sale to the tourists.
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Florida aint gonna barbecue their way out of this problem.
Maybe, but it sounds like the most entertaining and tasty solution.
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I wish I was in Tijuana...



Lissen to the lyrics.

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I wish I was in Tijuana...



Lissen to the lyrics.
LMAO!!! Yeah, I remember that old tune.

'Wish I was in, Tijuana, eating barbecued iguana".
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Old July 06, 2019, 07:31   #17
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Cook thoroughly...no pink meat...
Reptiles are big germ carriers.
https://www.foxnews.com/health/man-d...ed-from-inside
"An Australian family is still grieving over the unexpected loss of their father, who fell gravely ill allegedly after eating a gecko on a dare.
David Dowell was reportedly challenged to eat the small lizard at a Christmas party last year, and was rushed to the hospital two days later in “absolute agony.”
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Old July 06, 2019, 07:59   #18
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What the hell? This is gittin' serioius!
Like "Starship Troopers" or sumthin'...

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/...vhi-story.html
"For the second time in a week, a body has been found in a Florida waterway in the clutches of an alligator.
The St. Petersburg Police Department responded on Thursday morning after a body was found in the mangroves of Lake Maggiore, according to a press release."
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Air guns, blowpipes, Zirconium loaded paintballs, slingshots - what would be allowed that's off the rolls of lawful restriction, for an urban environment - one wonders?
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I was thinking more along the lines of a sign that says "free iguana food" and an anvil suspended with a rope and pulley over it..

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Old July 07, 2019, 13:20   #21
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Better yet, ship the Central Americans to Florida and put them to work as Iguana eradication specialists. Not only let them hunt the iggies, let them prepare the meat for both their own use and sale to the tourists.
No thanks. We have enough illegal immigrants here without shipping in more.
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