Uncertain Future for the Jamaican Iguana

A few months back, we had a post on the conservation situation in Jamaica with particular emphasis on the Hellshire Hills, last redoubt of the Jamaican iguana. Now in the journal Oryx, Rick Van Veen and Byron Wilson of the University of the West Indies, along with Tandora Grant and Richard Hudson, of the San Diego and Fort Worth Zoos, respectively, express further concern of the situation. Most of the article can be viewed online; add “and the environmental conventions to which it is a signatory.” to the last line and you’ve got the whole article.

About Jonathan Losos

Professor and Curator of Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. I've spent my entire professional career studying anoles and have discovered that the more I learn about anoles, the more I realize I don't know.

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