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Tegus Whiptail Lizards and Relatives: Teiidae

Physical Characteristics, Habitat, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Six-lined Racerunner (cnemidophorus Sexlineatus): Species AccountsGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, TEGUS WHIPTAIL LIZARDS THEIR RE

CROCODILE TEGU (Crocodilurus lacertinus): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Species of this family live only in the Western Hemisphere, from the United States south through Mexico and Central America to South America. Some species also make their homes on many islands of the Caribbean.

Some people hunt these lizards for their meat, fat, and/or skin, and others capture them for the pet trade.

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