Date on Honors Thesis

Spring 5-2022


Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Examining Committee Member

Dr. Laura Hoffman

Examining Committee Member

Ms. Tara Joiner

Examining Committee Member

Ms. Barbie Papajeski


This thesis will explore the relationship humans have had with tegu lizards and how it has evolved over time, from their historical use as a source of leather and bushmeat in South America to their more recent rise in the pet trade and consequential establishment as an invasive species in the United States.

Included in

Zoology Commons