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Zoo News: Two chameleons added to Reptile House

This lizard’s name sounds like “Tex” but is actually “Tecks.” The sengal chameleon is new at the zoo.

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Two chameleons are the newest occupants of the Reptile House at Great Bend’s Brit Spaugh Zoo, according to Zoo Curator Marge Bowen.
Although these 3-inch lizards can blend in with their surroundings, they have a distinctive look that makes them easy to tell apart. The one zoo staff named “Tecks” is a bright green sengal chameleon, although like most chameleons, it can change color. Next door to Tecks is “Specks,” a spotted carpet chameleon.
Other reptiles on display in the Reptile House include a plated lizard and a great plains rat snake.
Zoo Director Scott Gregory said the Brit ...


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