These Four-Foot Lizards Will Eat Anything—and They’re Invading the Southeastern U.S.
Tegus first appeared in the wild of southern Florida a decade ago, but now they’re in Georgia and South Carolina, to
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Black-and-white tegus are more resistant to cold than most reptiles because they can raise their body temperature about 50 degrees Fahrenheit above that of the environment Photo by Donar Reiskoffer via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY 3.0
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4 FEET! GEEZ!
I know! Snakes and ticks in the garden are bad enough in North Carolina! Now 4 foot lizards? 🙄
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