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Baby Argentine Black and White Tegu




Argentine Black and White Tegu for sale (Salvator merianae) is a big lizard species native to South America, notably Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and parts of Brazil. It is distinguished by its unusual black and white coloring, which lends it its name.

Adult Argentine Black and White Tegu for sale can grow to be 3 to 4 feet long, with males being slightly larger than females. They have a strong frame, a thick body, and a lengthy tail. Their skin is covered in big, spherical scales that vary between black and white bands, giving them a distinctive appearance.

These tegus are mostly terrestrial, although they can also climb and swim. They live in a variety of environments, including forests, grasslands, and marshes. The Argentine Black and White Tegus are omnivorous, eating a variety of prey items such as insects, small mammals, birds, reptiles, fruits, and vegetation.

Argentine Black and White Tegus require a large enclosure with adequate heating, lighting, and humidity levels in captivity. They require a temperature gradient to maintain their body temperature as well as a basking area for warmth. There should also be hiding places and locations for them to explore and burrow in the enclosure.

Argentine Black and White Tegus require a varied diet that includes high-quality commercial reptile food as well as a variety of insects, fruits, and vegetables as pets. It is critical to maintain a correct nutritional balance and to provide fresh water at all times.

It should be noted that Argentine Black and White Tegus demand special attention and handling. They require knowledgeable reptile caretakers who can offer a proper habitat and match their specific requirements. It’s also critical to be aware of any local regulations or restrictions on tegu ownership, as they may be subject to laws in some locations.



  • Salvator merianae
  • Captive Bred Here At Underground Reptiles
  • Approximately 10 – 14 Inches From Head To Tail
  • Adults Will Average In Sizes Around 3 – 4 Feet In Length
  • Feeding On Crickets, Super Worms, Hornworms, And Roaches. Also Including Cut Up Gizzards, And A Bit Of Ground Turkey


  • Gorgeous Bright Green Heads With Crisp Black And White Stripes From Head To Tail
  • Tegus Can Be Naturally Found All Throughout South America Ranging From Argentina, To Paraguay And Their Neighboring Countries
  • These Make Excellent Pets And Will Become Puppy Dog Tame With Proper Care And Handling
  • For Babies We Recommend A 20 Gallon Tank With Plenty Of Heat And UVB Lighting 
  • With Proper Care These Tegus Can Live 20 – 25 Years In Captivity


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