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Blue Tegu

Blue Tegu – Information & Care

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Blue tegus are not a separate species of tegu (unlike the Red tegu), but rather a color morph of the Argentine black and white tegu (salvator merianae) which tends to be much smaller in size. Despite their name they are not really blue, they look very similar to the black and white tegu but may get more of a subtle blueish or platinum coloration as adults. Just like any other… Read More »Blue Tegu – Information & Care

Tegu Morph

Argentine Tegu Morph & Hybrid List

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There are over 400 species of tegu lizards out there, but only a few are kept in captivity: the Argentine black and white tegu (salvator merianae), the Red tegu (Salvator rufescens), and the Colombian golden tegu (salvator teguixin). Despite their names, none of these species are limited to one color, and breeders have fun experimenting with genetic combinations in order to create rare, unique morphs. Below, a list of all… Read More »Argentine Tegu Morph & Hybrid List

Chacoan White Headed Tegu or Paraguayan Tegu.

Chacoan White Headed Tegu: Information & Care

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The Chacoan White Headed tegu, also known as Paraguayan Tegu or simply Chacoan Tegu, is a morph of tegu lizard characterized by a higher degree of white coloration as adults, especially around their head. It is originally from Paraguay, but which can also be found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay. It is very similar in appearance to the Argentine black an white tegu of the same species, although they… Read More »Chacoan White Headed Tegu: Information & Care