Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Is there a temperament difference with
      different coloured
Argentine Tegus?
A:  There is a huge temperament difference between
      a Colombian Tegu and « Continue the answer here»

Q:  How social are your Tegus?
A:  For my Tegus, it really depends on their age, how
      long I’ve had them,  « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Can I have dogs and Tegus in the same room?
A:  I have 2 large dogs and one day I would love the
      Tegus and dogs  « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Can you have Tegus with children around?
A:  Why not?  It all goes back to - not only how the
      Tegu is raised,   « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Have you ever taken a serious bite from one?
A:  No serious bite, but a close call!  I still have part
      of a tooth buried in  « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Is it just lots of handling to tame a Tegu, or is
      it more luck of the draw getting a friendly one?

A:  It’s respecting the Tegu, meeting its needs,
      and getting a « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Can you house 2 Tegus together, is it safe?
A:  Yes, you can house 2 or more Tegus together,
      especially as « Continue the answer here»

Q:  How do males do with other males?
A:  You can house 2 together, especially as babies.
      It is said that 2  « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Do you ever wear gloves with your Tegus?
A:  I once went to visit someone with a sub-adult
     B&W Tegu, who, while  « Continue the answer here»

Q:  Can a 1 year old Argentine Tegu be 38” long?
A:  Absolutely not!  Unless it was raised in the Love
      Canal or was part   « Continue the answer here»

Q:  How large of an enclosure is needed for an adult
      pair of Tegus?

A:  Adults NEED a 3’ W x 8’ L x 3’ H enclosure,
      but if you have   « Continue the answer here »



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