How do so many iguanas get in toilet bowls in Florida?

We've got an answer to a question we're sure you hope to never have to ask: How did that iguana get in my toilet bowl?

Our news partners at The Tampa Bay Times got curious after a recent rash of Floridians finding the reptiles in their commodes. There have been at least five incidents this year.

They asked veteran Boca Raton iguana trapper George Cera what's going on.

He said iguanas climb up trees and down vent pipes. After they get into the plumbing and the sewer system. Then they'll look for an escape route.

"It’s the luck of the draw where they come out," he said. "The next place place to pop out is your 3-inch toilet pipe."

For more, read The Times report.

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