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Please help me identify my Colombian.

Discussion in 'General Tegu Discussion' started by Gurusum, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Gurusum

    Gurusum New Member

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    This is Tegan. I rescued him from a little pet store here in Phoenix. They were only feeding him one mouse a week and the handler was very abusive and antagonizing towards Tegan. It broke my heart so I dished out the $200 bucks and brought him home. If anyone could please help me identify the type of Colombian he is. I've tried everywhere and I can't find help with this. If any other photos are needed please ask and I'll take them. 20200114_174859.jpg 20200114_174949.jpg 20200111_192532.jpg 20191220_003323.jpg
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    Gurusum New Member

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    AlphaAlpha Well-Known Member

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    Sorry I can't help you with this as it all seems a bit too scientific and of course animals in the pet trade could have a mixture of all in their genes.

    Nice looking lizard though :D
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    The key you attatched indicates teguixin.

    Amazing how many pet places have no business selling pets.
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    Gurusum New Member

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    AlphaAlpha: Thank you! He's fattened up well since I got him. Slowly but surely I'm working towards his trust.

    Walter:
    I was thinking Teguixin as well. Originally I thought Cryptus and was told so but that can't be right according to the article. I've searched everywhere and that was the only article I could find on the subject.
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    Odds on favorite as well. His shiny skin is a sign of good health.
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