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Golden Tegu lizard

c. 1705-10

RCIN 921219

The agile and aggressive tegu is one of the largest lizards in the world, reaching a length of 1.2 m (4 feet). The name means ‘giant lizard’ in Amazonian dialect. The golden tegu is native to a region of central America which includes Surinam.

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