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#505836 - 07/13/15 08:05 AM Iguana control.  
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Does anyone have any ideas about getting rid of iguanas? There are quite a few on our property in the Eden Isle sectio of Caye Caulker that are destroying plants.

#505838 - 07/13/15 08:48 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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Get a dog. It will chase them, hopefully without harming them.

#505842 - 07/13/15 09:36 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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Get a cat - they will not only chase them away but will even catch them. [Linked Image]


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#505865 - 07/14/15 06:23 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: ScubaLdy]  
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Well, I suppose if you want to kill them....

Caye Caulker's iguana population already seems to be plummeting. The path to south point is littered with corpses killed by kids and their slingshots and the live ones are harder and harder to spot.

#505869 - 07/14/15 08:31 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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Absolutely, advocating killing of Belizean wildlife is not cool.


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#505888 - 07/15/15 09:33 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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I have always had "sacrifice" plants. I have plants that the iguanas eat and they have left others alone. Of course they love the flowers so I mainly have bougainvillea in terms of flowers and lots of croutons.

#505889 - 07/15/15 10:08 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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What are croutons?


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#505890 - 07/15/15 11:34 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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I figured my spelling was a little off! Croutons are those delicious flavored toasted bread pieces that you eat with soups and salads.

I think I meant crotons.

#505892 - 07/15/15 06:08 PM Re: Iguana control. [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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Haha, I thought maybe you made them tasty salads to keep them away from the other plants! Maybe it was a secret/trick I needed to learn.


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#507246 - 09/07/15 10:32 AM Re: Iguana control. [Re: green girl]  
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Looks like it's kind of like the same problem we have here with foxes (in Northeast U.S.); once they find a free food buffet, they keep coming back! I found this article, maybe it'll help:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/iguana-control.htm


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