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Animal Corner — Our Tegu Lizard on Ozarks Live!

[caption id="attachment_3278" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Hey there, good lookin'!"[/caption] Did you know we have a Reptile House at Wild Animal Safari? It is located right outside the walkabout and is close to our picnic area. In the Reptile House, we keep animals like a Ball Python, a Crocodile Gecko, and this Tegu Lizard featured on Ozarks Live. ┬áThe Reptile House is a great place to learn about and view animals you…

Animal Corner – The Tegu Lizard

Lizards are interesting guys and Tegu is no exception. Coming from South American, the Tegu has a few variations in the species, separated mostly by their various colorations. Some types of Tegu are very popular as pets, such as the Black and Red varieties. One species, the Gold Tegu, comes from Panama and are also popular among pets due to their unique coloration. Tegus are omnivorous, eating plants, fruit, animals…

Animal Corner — Tegu Lizards

[caption id="attachment_1871" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Quinten Questel[/caption] The Tegu Lizard is a large type of lizard that can be found in southern North America and in South America. There are about seven species of Tegus, and they are mostly black. They sometimes have yellow, red or white beaded bands across their backs. Tegu Lizards can typically be found in environments such as rain forests, swamps, open fields and meadows.…