Argentine Black And White Tegu
It is the largest of all Tegu species. They are among the most intelligent and highly adapted of all living lizards.
Other Animal Facts
Found in south America
Black and White
The inhabit forest - edge savannahs and adjacent rain forests. They are largely terrestrial; and spend copious amounts of time in deep burrows.
Typically calm demeanor.
Omnivores. Appropriately sized insects, high calcium fruits, and hairless rodents may be offered sparingly. A balanced dietary supplement can be created using raw, ground turkey, Whole eggs (with shell), and bone meal.
Need custom built enclosures of 19ft x 3ft. Bark or Mulch type beddings are recommended. substrate should be deep. Ambient temperatures should be between 80-90°%, Humidity between l0-80%.
Size & Lifespan
Typically live 15-20 Years