Hunting and Eating Invasive Iguanas

Shoot to kill … and eat. That’s become the new method for limiting the out-of-control green iguana population in Puerto Rico. Volunteers in the island territory have begun patrolling for the pesky lizard in an effort to reduce its numbers. Meat from iguanas can become part of the human diet. Even restaurants in the continental United States are starting to import iguana meat, which can be prepared in many different ways.

Click here to read more: http://theplate.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/01/what-to-do-with-puerto-ricos-invasive-iguanas-eat-them/

PRODUCER, CINEMATOGRAPHER & EDITOR: Jean-Paul Polo
PRODUCER & CINEMATOGRAPHER: Isabel Perez-Loehmann
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Josean Rivera
CONSERVATION PHOTOGRAPHS: Rafael Joglar
SPECIAL THANKS: Para La Naturaleza, Conservation Trust of PR, Javier Vega, Frances Lausell, Alice Cabrera, Iguaneros de Aguada

Manuel Remisido
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