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Building an appetite for iguana, to save the Caymans

Sep 19, 2016
Some see iguanas as pets, others as pests. Soon, more may see it in a pesto.
Green iguanas are becoming a threat to the Grand Cayman's ecosystem, according to experts.
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Iguana, it's what's for dinner

Feb 7, 2012
In an effort to rid Puerto Rico of its 4-million-strong invasive iguana population, the government has proposed turning them into an "exotic meat" export.

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