Everything To Know About The Red-Headed Lizards Invading Florida Right Now
By Marisa Roman|Published December 27, 2020
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
If you’re from Florida then you are likely familiar with many of the invasive species that have been brought to light over the years: feral hogs, Burmese pythons, and lionfish, just to name a few. However, there is a new species that is invading Florida that scientists are urging residents to keep an eye out for—the red-headed lizard. Here’s everything you need to know about red-headed lizards in Florida and why they might be a huge problem.
Have you spotted any red-headed lizards in Florida? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section! Or if you want more information about this invasive species, check out the EDD website here.
Want to learn about more creepy crawlies in Florida? Check out our previous article for a list of Sunshine State bugs that’ll send chills down your spine.
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