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2009-07-26 13:36:44

The author of a new cookbook says residents of Florida should begin eating iguanas to avoid a possible population explosion of the animals. The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Friday that with several reptile species breeding in the wild throughout Florida, cookbook author George Cera wants iguanas on Florida residents' plates rather than loose in the wild. Listen,'' the author of The Iguana Cookbook: Save Florida"¦ Eat an Iguana said. In Central America, in South America, in...


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2007-04-18 14:30:36

The Desert Iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis, is one of the most common lizards of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. They also can be found on several islands in the Gulf of California. Their preferred habitat is largely contained within the range of the creosote bush, mainly dry, sandy desert scrubland below 3300 ft. It can also be found in rocky streambeds up to 3300 ft. In the southern portion of its range this lizard lives in areas of...

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2007-04-15 21:01:43

The Marine Iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, is a unique lizard that is capable of living and foraging in the sea. They are found only on the Galapagos Islands, but have spread to all the islands in the archipelago, and they are sometimes referred to as the "Galapagos marine iguana". It mainly lives on the rocky Galapagos shore, but can also be spotted in marshes and mangrove beaches. The marine iguana can only spend a limited amount of time in the cold sea, where it dives for algae....

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2005-06-22 14:09:09

The green iguana (Iguana iguana) is a large, arboreal lizard from Central and South America. They are typically about 2 meters in length from head to tail and can weigh up to 5 kg. It is possible to determine the sex of a green iguana by examining the underside of the hind legs. Males have highly developed pores in this area that secrete scent, and are often covered in a waxy substance. These lizards have recently become extremely popular in the pet trade - over 800,000 animals were...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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