Conservationists rid Florida of invasive iguanas by smashing their heads

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Invasive iguana populations have soared in Florida, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission launched a $63,000 research project to figure out the best way to get rid of the lizards. But some people are taking issue with one method: that of smashing in the iguanas’ heads.

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