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Chacoan Giants!!

Discussion in 'Extreme Giant (Chaco White Giant) Tegu Discussion' started by VARNYARD, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. VARNYARD

    VARNYARD Former Admin

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    The largest tegu is the Chacoan white giant tegu, or the Extreme giant tegu. Extremes are in my opinion a different local of the Argentine black and white, however without DNA testing or a proper scale count it could also be found to be a separate species than the normal black and whites. These animals can reach over 60 inches and over 20 pounds in weight and by far the largest of all the tegus.

    The babies are also much lighter in color than the normal Argentines.
  2. PuffDragon

    PuffDragon New Member

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    That is so bad ass!!! I was wondering, do the different variations/species of Tegu's ever cross paths in the wild? Potentially leading to hybrids?
  3. VARNYARD

    VARNYARD Former Admin

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    It could happen, it is not way off the road that many have taken IMO. I think it is a very valid question.
  4. KoreanDeathKid

    KoreanDeathKid New Member

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    how is that Varnyard is the only one with Chacoan giants? there are guys like Rick, and Bert, but i don't see them with Chacoans, Why?
  5. COWHER

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    i think Bobby will handle that one
  6. VARNYARD

    VARNYARD Former Admin

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    Well, they just don't have any, bottom line. Rick did try to pass off normal white heads last year as the same as mine, but truth be told no other breeder has these but me.

    However, I do have normal white heads, and they are not the same animals. I just wanted to clear that up.

    Normal whiite head baby, I might add awesome white head.

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    Extreme or Chacoan giant:

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    Do not be fooled by imitations, get the real thing if you are going to get one.
  7. KoreanDeathKid

    KoreanDeathKid New Member

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    oh, ok, that's very cool, Bobby must be very proud
    i can clearly see the difference with the Chacoan giants, and the black and whites, the chacoans seems to have a little bit of orange in them as babies, wut gentle giants they are
  8. Guest

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    I have to be honest bro. If you're gonna get a teg, Bobby is where to go. Hell, make the drive, get your teg and smuggle him home. Nothing makes me madder than the idea that I didn't buy a Giant White from Bobby. I love my Apollo, but I'd really rather have got a Red and a White from Bobby. Curses.
  9. mdmtmm

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    I may have to pick one of these up when they hatch. I love the coloring on the babies. Now that I know whats up on these guys, I would be sure to get it from Bobby as well.
  10. olympus

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    I only trust Bobby; every question you ask him he has an answer and an explanation for everything. He has examples and proof of everything he says. Also he will bend over backwards to help you, hell of a guy. I'm currently waiting on a chacoan that I put a down payment on.. I know it's gonna be worth the wait.
  11. COWHER

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    i to am going to buy from bobby. because like every one will tell you he is a hell of a guy! :lol:
  12. PuffDragon

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    if only I wasn't a poor college student!! I would love to get a giant from Bobby!!! Maybe after I make my milllions muuahhahahah
  13. Mike

    Mike New Member

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    Exactly. :) :wink: :)
  14. COWHER

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    Its confirmed I'm Gettin a Extreme Giant whaaaaaahoooooo!!! :lol: 8) :lol: 8) :lol: :lol:
  15. PuffDragon

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    Any pics of an Adult Chacoan Giant?
  16. COWHER

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    some in here
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  17. redtail2426

    redtail2426 New Member

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    Would you be able to house a chacoan giant adult in a 6.5' x 40" x 27" enclosure? I would be letting him out to roam often aswell. Just wondering for future reference as I would love to get one in the future.
  18. PuffDragon

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    aahh thanks. I am starting to see and understand the differences now.
  19. PuffDragon

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    So just to be clear...the white heads would not be considered extreme because they don't get as big right?
  20. VARNYARD

    VARNYARD Former Admin

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    No, it is size, color, pattern and pure mass. I have a bunch of White heads, they are nowhere close to being the same animals.

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