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Gold Tegu This was the icing on the cake that day, looking for this lizard the whole day, and just before we went home he came out of nowhere ( well the jungle) and crossed our pad. Plantage Peperpot distr. Commewijne Suriname Geotagged,Gold tegu,Netherlands,Spring,Suriname,Tupinambis teguixin Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Gold Tegu

This was the icing on the cake that day, looking for this lizard the whole day, and just before we went home he came out of nowhere ( well the jungle) and crossed our pad. Plantage Peperpot distr. Commewijne Suriname

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  1. How nice to be rewarded with such a beauty! Posted 4 months ago
  2. I keep telling myself, 'never give up' Christine Posted 4 months ago
    1. Yes! Perseverance and positive thinking can accomplish so much! Posted 4 months ago

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The gold tegu, also known as common tegu, black tegu and Colombian tegu, is a species of tegu. Its old scientific name was ''Tupinambis nigropunctatus'' but it has since renamed to ''Tupinambis teguixin''.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Paul Dirksen
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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded Mar 27, 2020. Captured Apr 25, 2019 17:28 in Weg naar Peperpot 1, Meerzorg, Suriname.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO1000
  • 400mm