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Old 01-16-2014, 09:42 AM
 
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Saw a weather report that FL was expecting some cold weather, wondering if this has any affect on the pythons, monitor lizards, or any other critters introduced to FL wildlife?
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Old 01-16-2014, 10:06 AM
 
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I think it does affect those reptile creatures, as they rely on the warm weather and sun to heat their bodies.

I remember I think back in 2008 there was such a bad cold snap in broward county that iguanas and lizards were literally falling out of the trees.... dead.

I worked at this office building that had a really nice lake/pond out in the front and lots of trees around. I remember walking into work by the pond seeing dead geckos and lizards all over the ground.
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Old 01-18-2014, 01:16 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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Yes, cold weather is hell on cold blooded creatures. Especially those in S FL when the cold fronts reach down there
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Old 01-18-2014, 03:42 PM
 
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It's freezing-out the 'tourist species' -- particularly those expecting to spend their days sun bathing on the beach.

However, there does seem to be a heartier species of tourist who, regardless of how cold it gets, insist on acting like it's 30-40-degrees warmer.

Haven't seen to many pythons and giant lizards around, but, then, we are some distance north of the Everglades.
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