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Martinique takes steps to save endemic iguana from extinction

AFP, 02 Apr 2021
The Chancel islet in Martinique is the last refuge of the lesser Antillean iguana, which is threatened by a related invasive species, the common iguana, imported from Latin America in the 1960s. The National Forest Office (ONF) has launched a preservation plan for the iguana in an attempt to prevent the "stronger and more adaptive" common iguana from expanding further.

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