Do Tegu Lizards Make Good Pets?

Read on to learn more about tegu lizards as pets, what they need to thrive in captivity, and how much you can expect to spend on their care.

What Are Tegu Lizards?

Tegus are large lizards that primarily belong to the Teiidae family. This group also includes other large-bodied species like whiptails and caiman lizards.

Do Tegu Lizards Make Good Pets?

Tegu lizards can be good pets, but they aren’t recommended for first-time or novice reptile owners.

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