Watermelon is safe for tegus and it can be a healthy addition to their diets. It is best to serve watermelon without seeds to avoid the risk of constipation, but other than that, it’s one of the healthiest fruits you can feed to your tegu since it’s relatively low in sugars. Similar fruits like melon and cantaloupe are also great choices.
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