Reptiles

Red tegu

Diet: Omnivore eating anything from fruit, seeds, arthropods, small vertebrates, carrion and eggs.
Average Lifespan: 15+ years
Favorite Enrichment: Berries hidden around exhibit, puzzle feeders, and walks outside.

The Zoo’s tegu is a part of our Animal Ambassador Program and currently lives behind-the-scenes. You may see her out with keepers for encounters, special events or school programs.