Falling Iguanas!Submitted by Daddy WarBucks on Fri, 01/08/2010 - 14:29
But Mr Magill warned: "I knew of a gentleman who was collecting them all in the street and throwing them in the back of his station wagon.
"All of a sudden as he’s driving along these things are coming along, crawling on his back and almost caused a wreck."
The warm, humid climes of the southern state are perfect for cold-blooded reptiles but a prolonged cold snap is making them suffer.
When temperatures fall below around 5C, iguanas go into a comatose state with very little blood flowing around their bodies, according to experts.
As their grip loosens, the tree-dwelling creatures often fall to the ground or simply stop in their tracks.