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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tegu with its tongue out.

Tegus are large lizards, up to 3-feet long or more, living in the tropical Americas. They can certainly surprise a visitor the first time one appears on the trail in front of you.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Trinidad and Tobago
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Gordon Illg