Is Macgyver the lizard still alive?
MacGyver the Lizard.
|Argentine Red Tegu
|Updated: June 14, 2021
Why you shouldn’t own a reptile? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration warn against keeping “pet” reptiles, because of the high risk of contracting potentially deadly salmonella.
Are Red Tegus Argentine? The red tegu (Salvator rufescens) is a lizard native to western Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. It is sold in the pet trade around the world because of its relatively docile nature and because it is comparatively easy to keep.
Do reptile pets love their owners? When it comes to interactions with humans, some reptiles do seem to enjoy their company. A tortoise that enjoys being petted might stick its neck out or close it eyes and become still and calm during the interaction. The same is true of lizards. “Some reptiles do appear to enjoy human contact,” adds Dr.