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The Act of Feeding

Hi everyone. I have a male adult Tegu. He is becoming less fond of me. I feel like it is due to our newest dog. They seems to not get along as the others do.
my real question is- do your all’s tegus try to eat the bowl or plate at feeding time or do I just have a derp for a repti-son? I mean the eggs are in the bowl and he grabs the side of the bowl like it’s food now. I literally have to tong feed as I am afraid he is going to break his face do you all have this issue? Is he just so excited? I feel like I feed him plenty...

This is a picture of his cool side of the enclosure. He only eats outside of the enclosure.
 

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My tegu does this when the side of the dish is too high. Feed him from a plate with a low lip and he will not have such a hard time getting to the food. Sometimes I think they see the plate as part of the food. but if there isn't so much of it they can see their food better.
 
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