A young,exotic, tegu lizard is held by Jake Edwards, a non-native wildlife technician for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,  Wednesday, September 4, 2013.
The non-native lizards are being found in large numbers in South Dade and the FWC is working on capturing them. 
This lizard was captured by a resident in Homestead and turned over to the FWC.
A young,exotic, tegu lizard is held by Jake Edwards, a non-native wildlife technician for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. The non-native lizards are being found in large numbers in South Dade and the FWC is working on capturing them. This lizard was captured by a resident in Homestead and turned over to the FWC. MIAMI HERALD STAFF
A young,exotic, tegu lizard is held by Jake Edwards, a non-native wildlife technician for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. The non-native lizards are being found in large numbers in South Dade and the FWC is working on capturing them. This lizard was captured by a resident in Homestead and turned over to the FWC. MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Hunt is on for tegu lizards in South Florida

September 26, 2013 12:00 AM

UPDATED March 04, 2014 12:18 PM

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