National Weather Service warned of reptiles falling from trees as iguanas are susceptible to freezing once temperatures fall to 40FThe National Weather Service (NWS) took the unusual step on Tuesday of warning that frozen iguanas are expected to shower south Florida as temperatures drop to unusually low levels for the region overnight.Iguanas, as it turns out, are susceptible to freezing once temperatures drop to around 40F (4.44C). When frozen, these cold-blooded creatures lose their grip on the cozy trees they call home and slip. But the experts informed the public to be aware that the chilled reptiles may be stiff and appear lifeless – but they are not dead. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/21/florida-frozen-iguanas-weather-report
Author : Lauren Aratani
Publish date : 2020-01-21 23:10:28
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