"Dillman said people who have captured or killed tegus have turned them over to SCDNR and were euthanized, if needed, and necropsied."The late South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke said it’s best to throw a sheet over them and let an expert come get it.
“That animal will just stay there until people come,” he said.
It thinks it’s hiding.
Well heck, if they're gonna euthanize me when I turn the darn thing in, I'll just keep my mouth shut and have it for dinner.