January 18, 2021

Futile attempts to cull green iguanas in Grand Cayman, population surpasses one million

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Environmental officials have warned that efforts to curb the population of invasive green iguanas on Grand Cayman have been futile. According to environmentalists, there are now more than a million invasive green iguanas despite a government-funded cull that yielded 17,200 iguanas in the past six months. […]

Cayman Islands launches programme to thin exploding numbers of iguanas

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By ASSOCIATED PRESS From daily Mail UK GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — A ballooning population of invasive green iguanas on Grand Cayman has become so alarming that the U.K. Caribbean territory has launched a pilot program to figure out how best to fight reptiles that began as escapees from the pet trade. Fred Burton, […]