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Discussion in 'Lizards' started by Chubbs the tegu, May 16, 2019.

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  1. Chubbs the tegu

    Chubbs the tegu Active Member

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    Any tegu parents in here?
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I've raised several Argentine B&Ws and reds too, but I don't have any right now. Great lizards.
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    Awesome. I have an argentine red rn about 3 months old. Hes coming along really well. How are the ackies doing btw?
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    I had a green iguana for 17 years and he was quite the adventure lol
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    Yes very old! He passed 4 years ago and loved him to death but that said i wouldnt get another haha
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Unfortunately. You can no longer buy them here.
    They've taken over Miami.
    I've seen some that were absolutely tame.
    But I wouldn't tangle with a large feral one.
    Get a small one and spend lots of time with it.
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    That's funny.
    Another too common pet trade lizard that we can no longer buy here.
    But I could go grab one out of my bushes.
    Whatever you do....Don't ever release a big lizard if it gets too big.

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    Yeah.. u guys have alot of invasive species down there. Not a prob here they wouldnt survive the winter. People like that are the reason they are trying to put restrictions o reptile ownership and ruin it for the responsible ones
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    All pet shops sold lizards that got large and unruly. But there were few options for anyone that got in over their heads with them.
    Same thing with snakes and exotic fish.
    Now they have taken over.
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    Yeah u guys got some huge burms and retics roaming around! All i can catch here are garter snakes lol booooring. But on a serious not its really sad for the pets that get released and then end up having to be destroyed
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    I'm a fan of the black & whites
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    It's amazing how many released exotics are now common here.
    Fishes, birds, insects, reptiles....Canadian citizens....:)
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