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kleinbl00  ·  851 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 14, 2018

Iguanas are the least offensive reptiles lizard-people can own. Especially since most of 'em are vegetarian which means you don't have to dip mice babies in vitamins and ooky shit like that.

goobster  ·  851 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Except they spit.

It's how they express themselves.

For 10 feet around any iguana roost, you'll see little off-white blobs everywhere. And if that happens to be in the front window of your groovy San Francisco apartment, where the iguana sits in the window all day and spits at passers-by... it gets pretty damn disgusting.

(Not that I have traumatic personal experiences with a friend who had iguanas. In San Francisco. No problem at all. Blech.)

kleinbl00  ·  850 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Dated a girl with a red tail boa and a savannah monitor. They were both mean, but okay, the lizard thing is kinda cool. Looked into getting an iguana. Looked in the mirror. Asked myself "self, what the fuck do you think you're doing? There are houseplants that are more interactive." And never got an iguana.

I'm sure that would have been a real letdown.

user-inactivated  ·  851 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Growing up, we knew a couple that were friends of the family who had an iguana that was so old, and so big, they had to convert their second bathroom into its home. Since an animal that size needed to get some fresh air from time to time, the husband would put a cat harness on it and take it for walks at the local park. Kids went crazy in excitement every time they saw it.

kleinbl00  ·  851 days ago  ·  link  ·  

because what kid wouldn't freak out to see a dragon on a leash