An iguana made a startling appearance in a Florida family’s toilet Tuesday, scaring the women who discovered it and prompting a 911 call.
It seems the reptile had somehow traveled through the home’s pipes and ventured out in the toilet.
Rather than handling the scaly intruder herself, the homeowner called police.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Lt. Scott Mullin told the Miami Herald that it was the first time he had ever encountered an iguana in a toilet. Mullins said he usually finds snakes.
”I have no idea how it got there,” Mullin told the Herald. “I (sic) guessing it probably came up through the pipes.”
Mullin removed the iguana for the family and turned it over to a local wildlife center, according to the newspaper.
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Shelby Lin Erdman and Sandra Nortunen contributed to this story.