A black spinytail iguana hides in a tree at a park in Boca Grande. The increasing iguana population in Boca Grande has reached critical mass, leading Lee County leaders to ask the island's 1,200 residents to pay additional taxes to get the lizard population under control. The number of iguanas in the area is estimated to be well over 10,000.

Photo by Cary Edmondson, Daily News

A black spinytail iguana hides in a tree at a park in Boca Grande. The increasing iguana population in Boca Grande has reached critical mass, leading Lee County leaders to ask the island's 1,200 residents to pay additional taxes to get the lizard population under control. The number of iguanas in the area is estimated to be well over 10,000.

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