Weather Alert: PM Snow, Sleet, Rain | ClosingsForecast | Blog | RadarWeather App

Stray Iguana Found Roaming Dorchester

DORCHESTER (CBS) – Rescue Crews from the Animal Rescue League of Boston received a rather strange call Tuesday in Dorchester.

Someone discovered a stray iguana hiding in some bushes in the Boston neighborhood.

That person picked up the animal, put it into a basket, and alerted authorities.

The Animal Rescue League of Boston retrieved the iguana and brought it in to be examined.

Iguanas cannot typically survive for very long in New England’s climate.

It’s likely the iguana was a pet that either escaped or was released.

So far, the animal’s owner has not come forward.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App

Listen Live