South Florida Researchers Fight Tide Of Invasive Lizards

Aug 5, 2014
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The New York Times has this profile of some of the wildlife biologists in South Florida who are attempting to stop the spread of invasive Argentine black and white tegu lizards.

Deer flies swarmed around Frank Mazzotti and Joy Vinci as they stooped to get a closer look at the creature thrashing around in a metal trap they had laid off a weedy dirt road. Inside it was what some biologists consider the most troublesome invasive species in the Everglades: not a Burmese python, but a 24-inch lizard...

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