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The benefits of Iguanas

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Wilson González Espada

Puertorrican ecologists, Jhoset Burgos Rodríguez and Kevin Avilés Rodríguez, in collaboration with Jason Kolbe from the Biological Sciences Department at the University of Rhode Island, described the ecological contribution of Iguanas. Their study documents the role of these reptiles in seed dispertion and germination.

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Green light for export of iguana meat

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The Puerto Rico Departments of Health and Agriculture have expressed their support for a green iguana meat industry, an animal considered invasive in Puerto Rico.

 

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Iguanas and their favorite menus

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Scientists from the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras make a surprising discovery about the diet of iguanas.

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New look at the ecology of invasions

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Wilson González Espada

Conventionally, people think that invading species are deleterious to an ecosystem. However, scientists are challenging that paradigm.

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