Red Tegu Salvator (prev. Tupinambis) rufescens

Red Tegu
Red Tegu
The Red Tegu is a large lizard of dry grasslands of northwestern Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia.
Red Tegu
Red Tegu
The large Tegus are somewhat like monitor lizards in size and habits. The Red Tegu can grow to some 3.5 feet long (males).
Red Tegu
Red Tegu
Red Tegu
They dig and climb well. They may burrow and brumate in cold weather. They are intelligent for lizards and are sometimes kept as house pets.