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Tegu Lizard - The best pet reptile

5 Reasons Tegus are the Best Pet Lizard

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The Argentine black and white tegu has been often recognized for being the best pet lizard out there, thanks to its mild temperament, high intelligence and dog-like qualities. As far as reptiles go, tegus really are just big scaly puppies! It is hard to find any other reptile with the ability to bond with their owner the way a tegu does, even going as far as showing unmistakeable signs of… Read More »5 Reasons Tegus are the Best Pet Lizard

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Names for Tegu

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Are you adopting a tegu lizard and looking for ideas on how to name your new pet? Have a look below for some inspiration, with our list of names suitable for black and white, red, blue and golden tegu of any gender. We selected a few names inspired by lizards, dragons, pop culture and mythology, or which we simply found to be especially suited or funny for a pet tegu.… Read More »Names for Tegu

Argentine Black and White Tegu Care

Argentine Black and White Tegu Care: Information, Enclosure Requirements, Diet & Health

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The Argentine black and white tegu (also known as Giant tegu) is a terrestrial reptile and a distant relative of the monitor lizard. Originally from South America, tegus are one of the larger species of lizard that can be kept in captivity and have become quite popular as pets in the US, UK and other parts of the world. Black and white tegus are quite intelligent, relatively easy to tame… Read More »Argentine Black and White Tegu Care: Information, Enclosure Requirements, Diet & Health

Tegu Care Sheet

Tegu Lizard Care – Information, Enclosure, Diet & Health

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Tegu lizards are terrestrial reptiles native to South America. They are somewhat similar in appearance to monitor lizards, of which they are distant relatives, the two animal families being an example of convergent evolution. Tegus are one of the larger species of lizard that can be kept in captivity and have become quite popular as pets in the US, UK and other parts of the world. These animals are appreciated… Read More »Tegu Lizard Care – Information, Enclosure, Diet & Health