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 #2293536


Benson803
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 Identify this B&W tegu.

Hi, about a month or two ago my neighbor purchased an "argentine" tegu from a breeder.
The breeder came at a very sketchy midnight hour to deliver this tegu on his trip back from a florida expo claiming it was the last male argentine he had. My neighbor paid over $300 for this tegu and several people have commented on my pictures i have posted of him claiming he is actually a colombian. Can someone please identify him for us. I will attach some pictures below.



03/11/13  12:08am

 #2293569


Reptictale92
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  Message To: Benson803   In reference to Message Id: 2293536


 Identify this B&W tegu.

Sorry to say, but you got tooken for. It is a colombian tegu, but he got the black and white part right.



03/11/13  07:55pm

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Benson803
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  Message To: Reptictale92   In reference to Message Id: 2293569


 Identify this B&W tegu.

you’re 100% positive? he doesn’t have a temper or anything:/



03/11/13  10:37pm

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Reptictale92
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  Message To: Benson803   In reference to Message Id: 2293582


 Identify this B&W tegu.

Yes 100% sure. From the pics he don’t even look lively. Give him about a week in the right set up and you will see.



03/12/13  12:46am

 #2293645


Amur
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  Message To: Benson803   In reference to Message Id: 2293536


 Identify this B&W tegu.

That’s definitely a Colombian Tegu and your neighbor definitely got ripped off big time :( Colombians usually don’t sell for more than $50 and you can tell it’s a colombian because of the more narrow snout and they don’t have the big jowls argentines have. Not all colombians are feisty but they are well know to be a lot more difficult to tame than their argentine cousins.



03/12/13  08:27pm

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Benson803
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  Message To: Amur   In reference to Message Id: 2293645


 Identify this B&W tegu.

Broke the news to him. He’s been trying to contact the breeder ever since to get a refund. he loves the animal and doesn’t want to get rid of him. He just wants part of his money back. This is exactly why I hate these sketchy east coast breeders!



03/21/13  12:19am


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