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They're everywhere. This is one hanging out in the hibiscus bush after having his fill of hibiscus flowers (amapola). I watched him. In fact, I know this iguana. He's the one the pups caught. Big Max had the iguana in his mouth and I was expected a fight over it. I've been working with the dogs and that day, I saw it pay off. I firmly told Max to drop it, AND HE DID. I calmly (in a stern, deep voice) told them to "get in the house" - AND THEY WENT IN! I couldn't believe it. They listened and did it. All four of them.
The iguana looked dead but I saw Max catch him and I knew he hadn't hurt it. Usually, given time, the pups will tear the iguana's guts out. In those cases, the iguana goes to the river and joins the food chain. This iguana, I caught Max catching, was just playing dead. They do that. Don't bury them until you know FOR SURE they're dead. They play possum for a long while. I've bagged them before and I felt real bad when I figured this out about them.
This iguana was too alert for me to pick up and put outside the fence so with the dogs inside the house, we just let him hang out until he was ready to run off. The iguana still hangs out around here, just now, it's outside the fence.