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Giant Lizard Invades Tampa And Will Eat Your Cat

The black-and-white tegu isn't from around these parts and he's a South American lizard introduced to our area from pet owners who illegally dumped them!!!

They get up to four feet long and devours wildlife... they have sharp teeth, aggressive temper and officials say don't mess with it.

Estimates have the number of tegus at more than 200 in Hillsborough County alone.