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Argentine black and white tegus can survive the winter

2021 (approx.)

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Argentine black and white tegus (Salvator merianae) can survive the winter under semi-natural conditions well beyond their current invasive range.


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Figure 1 from Goetz, S. M., D. A. Steen, M. A. Miller, C. Guyer, J. Kottwitz, J. Roberts, E. Blankenship, P. Pearson, D. Warner, R. N. Reed. 2021. PLoS ONE 16:e0245877

Credit: USGS