This week on Varmints! podcast, we delve into the world of the extraordinary iguanas. It’s much bigger, and way weirder than you thought!

But first, the news!

How do so many iguanas get in Florida toilet bowls?, article courtesy of tampabay.com.


Hey, man, do you mind? OCCUPIED!
Picture from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, Lt. Scott Mullin

Uncovering the Mystery of the Sneezing Galápagos Iguana, article courtesy of huffingtonpost.com

Achoo! Video courtesy of YouTube user Next Gen Scientist

How do iguanas communicate?, find out here courtesy of greenigsociety.org.


Just one of the many behaviors that basically say “STAAAHHHP HOOMIN”.

Godzilla 1998 Opening Scene, video courtesy of YouTube user Thessalonian31N.


Bonkers, Springtime for the Iguana, video courtesy of YouTube user Annetta Devlin.

We do not know why he is a British Aristocrat, but, pip pip, cheerio!

Hunting and Eating Invasive Iguanas, video courtesy of YouTube user National Geographic.

Smells like fish, feels like chicken, texture of pork, tastes like… iguana!

Chicken of the Trees : People are eating iguanas in Florida, article courtesy of abcactionnews.com.


Iguanarrito? Perfect!

What’s Eating Florida? These Six Voracious Species, article courtesy of gizmodo.com.


I love a good garden! For lunch!

11 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Pet Green Iguana, article courtesy of pethelpful.com.


I could break your arm. Just sayin’.

Now you know even more about iguanas than you did this morning! What do you think of them? We want to hear from you! Send us your suggestions for animals you’d like to hear us talk about, or just drop us a line about anything at varmintspodcast@gmail.com! We might even read your email on the show.

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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Featured image “Iguana” was taken by _paVan_ and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
About our voice actors:
Kari McGinnis runs Blazing Caribou Studios and is a co-host on the podcasts Feast On History and Trivia Geeks Live.
Chris Braaten runs the Podfix Network and is a co-host on More Gooder Than.
Chris “Toph” Green is the host of the GravityBeard podcast.
Curtis Craddock is the author of the novel An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, #1)
Josh Hallmark runs the Our Americana network and hosts the podcasts Our Americana, The Karen and Ellen Letters, Playlist and True Crime Bullshit.
Andrea Freitas runs the A Measured Life blog and is a co-host on the Feast On History podcast.
Frosty is the co-host of The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty,
and last but never least, Stacey from Rough Giraffe.