It really is very sad.
There was an incident here in Edmonton. Apparently, someone didn't want their iguana any more and said that they were just join to put it outside in freezing weather.
I think ERAS tried to rescue the poor thing but was unable to save the iguana.
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.