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Temperature data for tegu lizard study in Auburn, Alabama 2017-2018

February 2, 2021

The dataset contains 11 columns of data collected 2017-2018 during a study to assess the ability of invasive Argentine Black and White Tegu (Salvator merianae) to survive in temperate climates of the southeastern USA. Lizards were individually housed in outdoor semi-natural enclosures on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, USA. Database contains tegu identification number, sex, and mean body temperatures as well as environmental temperatures. Temperature data was collected using micro data loggers (iButton Thermochrons) either internally implanted in lizards or placed in lizard enclosures.