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The little lizards are just about everywhere that you look, in Florida. But not this week.

We normally have two or three hanging around the front door, a few on the sidewalk, and some running around on the driveway.

My wife pointed out that she has not seen any for the past week, ever since the day of the non-hurricane (Dorian). Once she mentioned this, I looked, and no lizards.

Have any of you other Florida dwellers noticed this?



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Just got to Orlando earlier this week and noted on my walk a couple of nights ago about half a dozen anole type lizards. Was rather pleased as it reminds me of the geckos of my youth. I did notice last night I saw none on the same route, but there was a lot more people last night.
 
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It's their Lizard Union Mandated 2 weeks Vacay.
 
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The can sense incoming earthquakes and fled the state.
 
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Tasty was they.





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They're still plentiful here, the one that hangs on my mailbox certainly hasn't missed a day. I have noticed a lot more tree frogs the last week or so, not sure what that means.
 
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I saw those little lizards every day when I lived in Boca Raton. They had a very peculiar feature: Their heads seemed to be transparent, about where I think their ears were.

When I saw one about eye level, on the side of a tree, I could see daylight through that spot. Have you ever noticed that?



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Cats ate them




 
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The jewelers absconded with the Anoles to fashion them into earrings.


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They're still plentiful here, the one that hangs on my mailbox certainly hasn't missed a day. I have noticed a lot more tree frogs the last week or so, not sure what that means.


We moved to VA where the only foe is the black snake. It does get cold here but we survive by hiding out in the wood pile during winter.



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Not Florida but grackles & roadrunners (as well as our cat) keep them managed around here. I usually see them sunning on the back wall. I haven't noticed if they were fewer. It is cooling a little here locally.



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They all evac'ed to TX. We have tons running around our back yard, constantly see them scurrying off.




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Cats ate them
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Check the Democratic party websites...


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Lots of lizards down here in SW FL.
 
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I think a lot of small animals hid before the storm, and are all eventually migrating back to where they live. I hadn't seen a lizard for a few days before the storm until about 3 days ago and now it's business as usual. About 4 nights ago, I went in my backyard and there were palmetto bugs (cochroaches) flying around everywhere, which I'd never seen and an hour later they were all gone.
 
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BigCity -- Please delete your post (political content in a non-political thread is frowned upon by the management).

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palmetto bugs (cochroaches) flying around everywhere

Your roaches fly??? Ew.
 
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Those little brown lizards are an invasive species, the Brown Anole. The colorful green anole and the striped ones are native to FL. They thrive for a while, then they feed birds, snakes, and even the cute (but noisy) cuban tree frog (also invasive), that will eat anything they can get into their mouths, including the native tree frogs that are endangered here. Once "cold" for FL weather sets in, they are usually just hiding in piles of leaves, dirt, dead trees, and pretty much doing nothing until it's warm again.





I will typically try to relocate the cuban tree frogs that are in my backyard during summer months, since they are so damn loud. The state of Florida considers them invasive, and UF recommends killing them on sight, but I just can't bring myself to do it.
 
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