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Rare Heloderma subspecies ex situ husbandry

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Batto, 28 Oct 2014.

  1. Batto

    Batto Well-Known Member

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    Randers is currently the only facility I know of in Europe keeping the rare Motagua Valley beaded lizard (Heloderma horridum charlesbogerti). The specimens originate from a confiscation.

    Does anyone know of other facilities keeping this subspecies or other less common Heloderma subspecies outside of their natural range?
     
  2. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    The only place I've (knowingly) seen charlesbogerti is Zoo Atlanta, where they made quite a big thing of them. Photo attached. :)
     

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  3. Batto

    Batto Well-Known Member

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    Thanks @Maguari.