April 11, 2021

Another invasive species found on Grand Cayman during Green Iguana cull

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A second invasive lizard species has turned up during the Department of Environment’s (DoE) ongoing hunt for Green Iguanas. This Knight Anole (Anolis equestris – see attached photograph) was discovered last week at Vigoro Nursery on Agricola Drive in Lower Valley. The species has been seen previously on Grand Cayman, but is not currently believed […]

Cayman Islands DoE PR – Sister Islands Green Iguana release

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20DoE battles Sister Islands iguana invasion The Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DoE) is urging Cayman Brac and Little Cayman residents to act fast to help head off a Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) influx on the Sister Islands before it becomes too big a problem. “As it stands now, the Green Iguana invasion is in […]

Cayman Islands DoE advisory on Green Iguana cull procedures

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25 October, 2018 The 2018/19 Green Iguana Cull Project will begin on Monday, 29 October and the Department of Environment (DoE) would like to issue a few reminders to those who are participating in the cull, as well as to offer some advice to the general public regarding cull procedures. Green Iguana cullers who have […]

Cayman Islands DoE hires manager for Green Iguana cullers

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The Department of Environment [DoE] has selected Cayman-based Cornwall Consulting as the project manager for the upcoming 2018/19 Green Iguana Cull Project following a competitive bidding process involving five firms. The cull effort, the largest ever undertaken by the Cayman Islands Government, is due to get under way Monday, 29 October, with more than 340 […]

Cayman Islands continues investigations of Helicobacter Disease in Blue Iguanas

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On May 5th, 2015, Blue Iguana Recovery Programme (BIRP) staff found a wild Blue Iguana displaying signs of lethargy within the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park (QEIIBP). The iguana was taken to Island Veterinary Services (IVS) where she was tended to by Dr. Ioana Popescu. She died on the same day from blood poisoning resulting […]